Somalia Education for Human Capital Development Project (WB-P172434)

  • Somalia
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Sep 15, 2020
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Government of Somalia
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 40.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 40.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 12, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 5, 2020

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Project Description

The project objective is to increase access to grades 1-4 in unserved areas with a focus on girls and to improve quality of instruction.

The proposed project will focus on establishing and strengthening systems at the FGS MoECHE and the FMS level, to successfully implement the government’s ESSP. A key focus area will be to strengthen the stewardship role of the federal government, specifically as it relates to standard and policy setting in relation to teachers and school management and strengthening its role in monitoring of the sector. It will also focus on strengthening government capacity to coordinate sector activities through stronger intergovernmental engagement in the sector and to coordinate external support. To enable the federal government to effectively play a stewardship role for the sector, the project will invest in building the capacity of MoECHE to monitor sector outcomes effectively and strengthen education system governance and accountability. The support will be fully aligned with other efforts in the sector.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Huma Ali Waheed
Senior Education Specialist

Ministry of Finance

Implementing Agency:
Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education
Ahmed Yusuf
Director General 


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