40172-012: Rural Skills Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The goal of the proposed JFPR Project is to improve the living standard of rural Bhutanese. Rural population with improved living standard will have better nutrition and health conditions, better productivity which gains large returns. These goals will be achieved by an increase in net income, with increased net income, rural Bhutanese will have financial capacity to spend more money on essential goods and services, or to invest their savings into better lifestyle and productivity. The ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 40172-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9103
Approval Date 15 Jan 2007
Closing Date 31 Jul 2012
Geographical Location 25 geogs (groups of villages) in 3 dzongkhags (districts) in Bhutan
Sector Education
Subsector Education
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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