33217-013: Employment Skills Training (formerly Postsecondary Education and Skills Development)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Increase the labor force participation and employment rates of the Maldivian youth by increasing access to employment-oriented training. The Project will have three components: (i) increasing access to quality employment-oriented skills training; (ii) social marketing, and improving career guidance and awareness of employment opportunities; and (iii) strengthening the capacity of Ministry of Human Resources, Employment and Labor (MHREL). Read More

Country Maldives
Project Number 33217-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2028
Approval Date 02 Dec 2003
Closing Date 29 Feb 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 6,000
Geographical Location Training in the Project will be delivered in three geographic regions, namely, Male island and adjacent atolls, the Northern Development Region, and the Southern Development Region.
Sector Education
Subsector Technical and vocational education and training
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

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