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Panama: Basic Education Quality Improvement Project

August 5, 2008

IBRD Loan: US$35Million
TERMS: Maturity =20 years; Grace= 5years
Project Description: This project aims to support the Government of Panama to improve: (i) the quality of non-formal initial, basic (grades 1-9) and secondary (10-12) education programs; (ii) the coverage and internal efficiency of initial and basic education; and (iii) the strategic planning and institutional performance of the Ministry of Education at the central, regional and local levels. Improving equity is considered a transversal principle and therefore embedded in each component of the Project.

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