March 4, 2016 – The Global Partnership for Education Secretariat approved the following grant:
Global Partnership for Education Approves US$428,794 Grant for Benin to Develop the Education Sector Plan for 2017 - 2025
Project Description: The Education Sector Plan Development Grant will allow Benin to conduct a sector-wide analysis, elaborate a communication plan, and develop an education sector plan. Swiss Cooperation, a key partner of the Global Partnership for Education, has been nominated by the local education group to be the grant agent on behalf of the Government of Benin.
Education Sector Plan Development Grants from the Global Partnership for Education are intended to help countries perform strategic, consultative and analytical work to develop or revise their sector plan. Of the maximum grant amount of US$500,000, US$250,000 is reserved for education sector analysis, and the remainder for additional studies or to develop the sector plan.