43558-012: Upgrading Schools and Integrated Disaster Education (UPSIDE) Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project was designed as a response to a devastating earthquake that hit Bhutan in September 2009. The Prject was approved on 12 August 2010 for a total cost of $3.0 million to be funded as a grant by the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR). It became effective on 23 August 2010 and will be completed by 22 August 2013. The project's objectives are to develop a model safe learning environment and enhance people's disaster risk management (DRM) capacity in Mongar and Trashigang, the two ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 43558-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9149
Approval Date 12 Aug 2010
Closing Date 18 Mar 2014
Geographical Location Mongar and Trashigang districts in Bhutan
Sector Education
Subsector Pre-Primary and Basic Education
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C


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