43260-013: Third Education Sector Development Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


ESDP III is proposed as the third program in the sequence of education sector development programs. It will build upon and extend the achievements of ESDP I and ESDP II. A key lesson learned from these programs is that rapid expansion of the education system needs to be matched equally with quality improvement. While EEQP addresses this through secondary teacher and curriculum development, there are substantial unmet needs at the lower secondary level, in particular. Read More

Country Cambodia
Project Number 43260-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2889
Loan No. 2888
Approval Date 13 Sep 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 30,000
Sector Education
Subsector Education sector development
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)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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