Yemen Experience with the Fast Track Initiative Dr. AbdulSalam Aljoufi Minister of Education Fast Track Initiative Partnership Meeting Brasilia, November 10-11, 2004 Country Profile Population : 18-20 million (population census will be conducted next month), 76% in rural areas GNP : US$460
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Dr. AbdulSalam Aljoufi
Minister of Education
Fast Track Initiative Partnership Meeting
Brasilia, November 10-11, 2004
Yemen is one of the off-track countries, with a significant financing gap that might not able the country to achieve UPC by 2015.
Yemen ranks 149th among 162 countries on the 2003 Human Development Index.
The Country’s Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRSP) was formulated after a broad-based consultation process.
It was endorsed in the 2002 Paris Consultative Meeting.
The Basic Education Development Strategy (BEDS) was also formulated through a broad participatory process with stakeholders:
The BEDS was nested in the PRSP.
Yemen formulated through a broad participatory process with stakeholders:
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The Government Prepared an Operational Plan (priority programs are selected from the sector plan) to use the Catalytic fund for achieving the following objectives:
Increase enrollment with a special focus on girls in the most underserved governorates and districts,
Enhance the quality and learning in the basic education system and
Build and improve capacity for planning, managing, implementation and monitoring the educational programs.
1) The FTI –CF Program was designed
Expansion of Access US$6.86M
Quality Improvement US$2.015M
Capacity Building US$1.125M
2) The BEEP implementation arrangement has been followed: Basic Education Expansion Project (BEEP) in five governorates (2001-2005):
Implementing 2004 FTI Plan, What can be achieved in the four governorates? What is the financing gap? How can we meet the needs? Are government resources enough? Donors’?
Challenges... underserved rural areas are targeted; increase in the cost of building materials; no proper roads for transportation)
Working on social coherence
What can be achieved with the FTI? underserved rural areas are targeted; increase in the cost of building materials; no proper roads for transportation)
Projection of Net Enrollment by Gender
Projection of Net Enrollment by Gender underserved rural areas are targeted; increase in the cost of building materials; no proper roads for transportation)