42291-024: Higher Education in the Pacific Investment Program (MFF)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed investment program will support USP in expanding access to higher education in 12 Pacific island countries (PICs) with improved quality of learning environments and programs. The investment program will include (i) expansion of regional campuses and accommodation facilities in Kiribati, Solomon Islands, and Fiji; (ii) enhancing information and communication technology (ICT)-based distance learning programs; (iii) improving student services, and (iv) strengthening governance and ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 42291-024
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 0068
Approval Date 11 Jun 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 19,000
Sector Education
Subsector Tertiary
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)

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