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Technical Training in Project Appraisal for the Lower Mekong Basin

28 November 2016

To address shortcomings of expertise in screening and approving projects that was raised by different ministries in the Lower Mekong countries, the Lower Mekong Public Policy Initiative (LMPPI) pioneered a first technical training program in project appraisal to address the needs. Thirty-eight participants were selected from 362 applications from all member countries of the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) including Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam, among whom there were 11 women.

Recruitment for Technical Training in Project Appraisal for the Lower Mekong Basin

The Lower Mekong Public Policy Initiative (LMPPI) at the Fulbright Economics Teaching Program (FETP or Fulbright School) is now accepting applications for a fully-funded technical training course on project appraisal. This two-week course is designed specifically for government officials, professionals from the private or non-profit sector, and researchers from universities or research organizations across the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) who are responsible for formulating and analyzing public investment proposals. The course will provide participants with the theoretical principles and the practical applications of project appraisal. Upon completing the course, participants will have gained the knowledge and skills necessary for conducting financial and economic assessments and will understand the importance of social, political, and regulatory issues in shaping development projects...