Senegal Youth Employability Through Informal Apprenticeship (WB-P167681)

  • Senegal
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Nov 21, 2018
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Ministry of Finance and Budget
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  • Industry and Trade
  • Law and Government
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 53.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 53.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 2, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 11, 2018

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Project Description

The development objective of the Improving Youth Employability Through Informal Apprenticeship Project for Senegal are to strengthen the apprenticeship system and improve the employability of selected apprentices. It has three components. First component, Strengthen the system of informal apprenticeship aims to strengthen the national system of informal apprenticeship by addressing constraints in regulatory and support functions that impact on the quality of training delivery and management of the system; Second component, Improve the quality of apprentices’ skills formation processes aims to improve skills formation for youth and support their transition to gainful employment through four main venues, described below. After selecting workshops; signing up masters and apprentices; analyzing the training and equipment needs of the master crafts persons; and developing tripartite agreements between master craftsperson's, OPA and the MFPAA; the following activities will be implemented; and Third component, Project Management will support project management, including fiduciary matters, communication, planning, monitoring and evaluation. It will support the different positions including project coordinator, fiduciary staff, and technical experts for various areas including training, validation and certification of competencies, MIS, M&E, and communication.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Ministry of Finance and Budget
El Hadji Yabsa Diop
Direction de la Coopération et des Finances Extérieurs, DGB


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