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Support to Science and Technology Education Project (SSTEP)- Copperbelt University


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Project Information

Investment ID: 46002-P-ZM-IA0-005

Bank: African Development Bank

Environmental Category: 2

Country: Zambia

Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

Approval Date: Nov. 20, 2013

Investment Types: Loans

Total Project Cost: UA 26.0 million

Total Complaints: 1


The Support to Science and Technology Education (SSTEP) Project is an investment operation designed within a larger program in collaboration with Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines- Investment Holding (ZCCM-IH) to increase access and improve the quality and relevance of skills in the country. This intervention will support the promotion of human resource development that will enhance youth employability, bridge skills gap in the private sector especially in the mining sector and increase Zambia’s competitiveness in the global economy. SSTEP will be implemented for a period of five years and the total project cost is UA25.96 million. It involves the collaboration of institutions of learning and industries especially mining industries to foster linkage between training and ZCCM-IH in Skills Training at the various benefiting public institutions. The strategic outcomes of the project include: (a) improved access to Science and Technology in Technical, Entrepreneurial, Vocational Education and Training (TEVET) and Higher Education (HE); (b) improved quality and relevance of teaching and learning in target institutions; (c) improved quality and relevance of Science and Technology and entrepreneurship for an estimated 4,000 youths. The project will also conduct an impact evaluation that will provide robust evidence as to the type of relevant and quality interventions that are successful in increasing participation of industry and improving youth employment.


Investment Type ID Amount Status Bank Client
Loans 46002-P-ZM-IA0-005 UA 22.2 million Planned AfDB Government of Zambia


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Government of Zambia