Morocco Education Support Program (WB-P167619)

  • Morocco
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Feb 14, 2019
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Government of Morocco
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 300.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 600.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 13, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jul 24, 2018

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Project Description

According to bank documents, the program objective is to support the Government of Morocco in strengthening the foundations and the environment for learning in pre-primary and basic education.

The proposed objective is expected to be achieved through a mix of institutional reforms, incentive mechanisms and specific interventions aiming at:

  1. improving school readiness,
  2. improving teaching and learning,; and
  3. enhancing system capacity and incentives to manage for results.

The proposed program is anchored in the ESV 2015-2030 and will support the Ministry of Education's Performance Plan (PdP) through its two main programs, namely program 1: Steering, Governance and Leadership strengthening and program 2: Compulsory education ensuring equity and quality.

The proposed Operation is expected to provide support to the government program with a specific focus on the following key results areas:

  1. Ensuring that more children have access to quality Early Childhood Education (ECE) so that they enter intro primary education better prepared.
  2. Ensuring that teachers adopt attitudes, behaviors and teaching practices that allow primary students to develop their potential
  3. Strengthening management capacity and accountability along the service delivery chain.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Name : Fadila Caillaud
Designation : Program Leader
Role : Team Leader(ADM Responsible)
Telephone No : 5360+4241
Email :

Name : Anne-Lucie Lefebvre
Designation : Sr Public Sector Spec.
Role : Team Leader
Telephone No : 5360+4230
Email :

Borrower : Minister of Economy and Finance
Contact : Youssuf Farhat
Title : Deputy Director, Direction of
Budget, Ministry of Finance
Telephone No : 212673995319
Email : 


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