Skills for A Vibrant Economy Program (WB-P172627)

  • Malawi
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Dec 11, 2020
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Government of Malawi
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  • Education and Health
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Apr 29, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Apr 22, 2020

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Project Description

According to bank documents, the proposed program will build on the success of the recently closed project “Skills Development Project (SDP) (P131660), which aimed to increase access, market relevance and results orientation. The proposed program aims to increase equitable to market relevant skills, especially for female and vulnerable youth. The program will cover both TEVET and higher education sub-sectors, including training for out-of-school youth, with emphasis on girls/ female and digital technology.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Contact: Nobuyuki Tanaka
Title: Economist
Telephone No: +1-202-458-8662

Contact: Veronica Grigera
Title: Senior Education Specialist
Telephone No: +1-202-458-4508

Borrower: Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development

Implementing Agencies:
Implementing Agency: Ministry of Labor, Skills and Innovation
Implementing Agency: Ministry of Education, Science and Technology


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