Support to the Data Science Institute at the Institut National polytechnique Houphouet Boigny (WB-P170130)

Countries
  • Ivory Coast
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Borrower
Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.40 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)
$ 0.40 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 Mar 11, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Feb 21, 2019


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Project Description

The proposed development objective is to increase the availability of highly-skilled data scientists in Côte d’Ivoire and in the region, in response to a fast-growing demand from the public and the private sectors. This will be done in a sustainable manner by supporting the operation and expansion of the Data Science Institute at the Institut National Polytechnique Felix Houphouet Boigny (INP-HB) of Yamoussoukro.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Borrower : Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique
Contact : Bakayoko N’Goh

Title : Conseiller Technique
Telephone No : 22507800101

Email : ngohbakayoko@yahoo.fr

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