Posts Tagged ‘training’

AfDB and Malawian Government launch HEST project

Posted on 08 Jan 2013 at 3:49pm

The government of Malawi and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have launched a UA 29.45 million investment project for Higher Education and Technology (HEST) in Ntchisi, Malawi.

“The Bank has provided an African Development Fund (ADF) loan of Unit of Account (UA) 9.05 million and a grant of UA 10 million plus an additional loan of UA 6.5 million for the Nigerian Trust Fund, while the Government of Malawi is to provide UA 2.95 million in counterpart funding,” said AfDB. The UA amounts roughly correspond with the US dollar value.

The objective of the HEST project is to increase access to technical,…

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US Foreign Agricultural Service Program Helps Provide Qualified Teachers in Malawi

Posted on 27 Dec 2012 at 10:13pm

School children in the rural communities of Malawi will soon have access to more qualified primary school educators, thanks in part to the Foreign Agricultural Service’s (FAS) Food for Progress (FFP) program.

The Dowa Teacher Training College opened its doors on Nov. 30 and was built through a unique public-private partnership led by Planet Aid, a non-profit international development organization, with the help of…

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