World Bank OKs Credits for Senegal’s Tertiary Education Improvement, Better Governance

The World Bank has approved two credits totaling $143.3 million to improve governance as well as the quality and efficiency of tertiary education in Senegal.

The fifth Poverty Reduction Support Credit for Senegal worth $42 million aims to enhance the policymaking and institutional capabilities of the Senegalese government to help it achieve its goals in the areas of road maintenance, education, health, nutrition, public financial management, environment and statistics.

The other credit, worth $101.3 million, will be used to institute reforms to strengthen the government’s capacity to improve the effectiveness of the country’s tertiary education system and extend incentives to institutions that have improved the accountability and efficiency of using public resources.

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