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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • South Africa
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
Status: Pipeline
Bank Risk Rating: U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Board Decision Date: 2017-09-27
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Borrower or Client: Government of South Africa
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
  • Education and Health
  • Technical Cooperation
Project Cost (USD): $ 1.65 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

Currency conversion note:
Bank reported UAC 1.20 million
Converted using 2017-06-30 exchange rate.

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Original disclosure @ AFDB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-11-30
Disclosure Date: 2017-06-30

Project Description
DESCRIPTION 1.Analysis of trends in throughput rate, dropout rate, repetition rate, completion rate, graduate rate and other relevant indicators, at qualification and programme levels, at each of the different HEIs, since 1994. 2.Projections on enrolment, throughput, repetition, dropout and completion rate (graduates) using statistical techniques and different scenarios, to 2030 (disaggregated by institution, and key qualifications and programmes). 3.Barriers and enablers for access and completion at HEIs, and recommendations on how barriers could be overcome. 4.Development of an education planning software package that could be used at institutional and departmental levels to support management and planning. Such a model should have reporting capabilities and be compatible with HEMIS and VALPAC. 5.An evaluation of the feasibility of key NDP targets, based on different sets of assumptions.
Investment Description
Contact Information
BESONG Raymond Eyoh - RDGS2 ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF AfDB The Independent Review Mechanism (IRM), which is administered by the Compliance Review and Mediation Unit (CRMU), is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an African Development Bank (AfDB)-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the IRM, it may assist you by either seeking to address your problems by facilitating a dispute resolution dialogue between you and those implementing the project and/or investigating whether the AfDB complied with its policies to prevent environmental and social harms. You can submit a complaint electronically by emailing crmuinfo@afdb.org, b.kargougou@afdb.org, b.fall@afdb.org, and/or s.toure@afdb.org. You can learn more about the IRM and how to file a complaint at https://www.afdb.org/en/independent-review-mechanism/.
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