31317-012: Basic Skills Development

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The acute shortage of trained personnel at all skill levels has continuously been a major impediment to the national development in Bhutan. To overcome this constraint, the country has to rely on expatriate personnel. However, the Government has clearly realized that dependence on expatriates in development is only an expedient solution, whereas developing indigenous human resource to improve the efficiency and productivity of public and private agencies is the long-range development ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 31317-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 3340
Approval Date 14 Dec 1999
Sector Education
Subsector Technical Education and Vocational Skills Training
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

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