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LOANS & CREDITS June 12, 2020

West Bank and Gaza - Technology for Youth and Jobs Project

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2020 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:

West Bank and Gaza - Technology for Youth and Jobs Project 

IDA Grant: US$15 million

Project ID: P172571

Project Description: The project will improve economic opportunities for IT services firms in the West Bank and Gaza. The project aims to shift the dynamic equilibrium of the Palestinian IT sector towards one of continuous upgrading of firm capabilities and employment growth by strengthening the supply of firm capabilities and demand from international buyers and investors, while supporting the transfer of high-tech knowledge and practical skills to Palestinian IT graduates.


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