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Mauritania - Global Distance Learning Center Project (English)

Ratings for the Global Distance Learning Center Project for Mauritania were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was high, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also unsatisfactory. Some lessons learned included: while replicating projects is possible, project design requires full cognizance of country-specific conditions. Strong Government support is key to the success of a Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) center: it promotes the center, giving it recognition as a capacity building facility. Consultative process during project design and implementation is a prerequisite. Availability of public sector funds for capacity building activities should be secured ex-ante. Institutional utilization of existing assets to develop capacity should be given top priority in an environment of severe capacity shortages. Learning incentives need to change.


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    Mauritania - Global Distance Learning Center Project

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Mauritania - Global Distance Learning Center Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.