Guinea-Bissau - Primary and Vocational Education Strengthening Project (Education II)

Project Summary

Approval Date 20 Oct 1983
Signature Date 23 Mar 1984
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2001
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2001
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 11110
Commitment U.A 10,037,583.07
Status Completion

Project General Description

The present intervention concerns the Primary and Vocational Education Strengthening Project (Education II). This project addresses several points, including the creation of an administrative training centre. This centre, with a capacity of 337 students, is expected to provide 60 well-qualified technicians per year in the fields of administration and management, accounting, economics, statistics and secretarial skills. In addition, primary school school infrastructure in the Bissau region should be renovated and built. Through this project, the vocational training sector will be well organised and provide employers with a skilled workforce at all levels. The project has three main components, namely: (i) the establishment of an administrative training centre; (ii) the strengthening of the textbook production unit; (iii) the development and additional equipment of the National High School in Bissau.

Project Objectives

The objectives of the project are to: 1) strengthen basic education in the Bissau region 2) train qualified staff in the fields of administration, management, secretarial and economic skills, statistics and accounting 3) develop further training and continuing education in the administration and management professions 4) contribute to the development of technologies and the improvement of work organisation in the administration and management professions in all sectors, public, parapublic and private 5) enable coherent management of professional formulation in the country.


The beneficiaries of the project are the trained technicians and other actors in Primary Education and Vocational Training.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Guinea-Bissau


IATI identifier 46002-P-GW-IA0-001
Last Update 24 Sep 2022


Contact Details

Geographic Location

Country Guinea-Bissau
Coordinates Location Name
11.86357 -15.59767 Bissau