Namibia: Second Development Policy Loan – First Education and Training Sector Improvement Program

November 19, 2008

IBRD Loan: US$7.5 Million Dollars
TERMS: Maturity = 1.5 years; Grace = N/A – Bullet Repayment, April 2010
Project Description: The Second Development Policy Loan (DPL2) in support of the Education and Training Sector Improvement Program for Namibia aims to reinforce and extend sector policy, legal, financial and institutional reforms initiated during DPL1. It supports the development of: (i) specific policies, legal and financing frameworks that underpin planned sector reforms; (ii) specific systems and tools required to give effect to policies, legal and funding frameworks intended to improve education access, equity, quality, relevance, and efficiency; and (iii) specific institutional capacities that are critical for effective implementation of planned sector reforms.

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Rachel McColgan-Arnold
Tel : (202) 458-5299