Evicted and Abandoned

Education

104 projects with confirmed or possible displacement between 2004 and 2013. That represents 11% of all the World Bank-financed projects in this database. Every project is tied to one or several sectors by the bank.

An estimated 145,580 people were displaced by 30 projects. The World Bank doesn’t have information on the effects produced by the rest.

Top 3 projects per estimated # people physically or economically displaced

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* = This project was administered by the World Bank but paid through another financier.

Confirmed displacement
Project name Approval date Status Cost Displaced people (estimated)
DRC Urban Development Project FY13 May. 9, 2013 Active $100M 230
Regional Development Project Mar. 20, 2012 Active $60M 165
Medium Cities Development Project Dec. 15, 2011 Active $210M 13,115
Afghanistan: Sustainable Development of Natural Resources Project II May. 31, 2011 Active $52M 1,287
China: Shandong Confucius and Mencius Culture Heritage Protection and Development Project May. 24, 2011 Active $50M 4,087
Hurricane Tomas Emergency Recovery Loan Jan. 13, 2011 Closed $5M 4
Chongqing Urban-Rural Integration Project Jun. 3, 2010 Active $84M 2,912
Tourism Development Jun. 30, 2009 Active $35M 2,024
Public Works and Urban Management Project Jun. 9, 2009 Active $45M 6,303
Dakar Diamniadio Toll Highway Jun. 2, 2009 Active $105M 39,594
Wenchuan Earthquake Recovery Feb. 12, 2009 Active $710M 705
BR Ceara Inclusive Growth (SWAp II) Sep. 30, 2008 Closed $240M 114
Local Urban Infrastructure Development Project May. 29, 2008 Closed $30M 148
AR APL2 National Highway Asset Mgt Jun. 28, 2007 Closed $400M 8
Mekong Delta Transport Infrastructure Development Project May. 22, 2007 Active $207.7M 40,979
DRC Emergency Urban and Social Rehabilitation Project Mar. 29, 2007 Closed $180M 245
First East-West Highway Improvement Dec. 5, 2006 Closed $19M 52
Second Village Investment Project Aug. 3, 2006 Closed $15M 1
Education Excellence and Equity Project Jun. 1, 2006 Closed $15M 11
Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project - APL2 Mar. 3, 2006 Closed $80M 4,651
DRC Emergency Multi Sectoral Rehab & Recovery ERL Supplemental (FY06) Dec. 8, 2005 Closed $125M 3,675
Natural Disaster Risk Management Project Sep. 15, 2005 Closed $86M 11,643
Poor Rural Communities Development Project Jun. 21, 2005 Closed $100M 2,791
SL Bumbuna Hydroelectric Environmental and Social Management project Jun. 16, 2005 Closed $12.5M 8,862
Road Safety Project Jun. 7, 2005 Closed $31.7M 52
Emergency Living Conditions Improvement Support Project May. 26, 2005 Closed $82M Unknown
DJ- Flood Emergency Rehabilitation Sep. 2, 2004 Closed $6.5M 660
ZA-C.A.P.E.: Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development Project May. 18, 2004 Closed $9M * 35
GH Second Urban Environmental Sanitation Project Apr. 29, 2004 Closed $62M 516
CM-Community Development Program Support Project Mar. 18, 2004 Closed $20M 2
The Greater Addo Elephant National Park Project Feb. 24, 2004 Closed $5.5M * 709
Possible displacement
Project name Approval date Status Cost
Strengthening Safety Nets Systems - MASAF IV Dec. 18, 2013 Active $32.8M
Emergency Support to Education For all Project Oct. 16, 2013 Active $85.4M *
Global Partnership for Education (GPE)-4 Jul. 16, 2013 Active $16.2M *
Rio Grande do Norte: Regional Development and Governance Jun. 25, 2013 Active $360M
China: Guangdong Social Security Integration and Rural Worker Training Jun. 20, 2013 Active $80M
BF-Youth Employment & Skills Development May. 23, 2013 Active $50M
ZR Support to Basic Education Program May. 2, 2013 Active $100M *
Education Sector Strategy Support Project Apr. 19, 2013 Active $51.9M *
Nigeria Youth Employment & Social Support Operation Mar. 26, 2013 Active $300M
Second Regional Development Project Nov. 6, 2012 Active $30M
SWAp for Parana Multi-sector Development Project Nov. 6, 2012 Active $350M
Ethiopia Promoting Basic Services Program Phase III Project Sep. 25, 2012 Active $600M
Productive Social Safety Net Project Jun. 19, 2012 Active $25M
Recife Swap Education and Public Management May. 29, 2012 Active $130M
Decentralized Community Driven Services Project May. 3, 2012 Active $46M
Rio Grande do Sul SWAp May. 1, 2012 Active $480M
Emergency Basic Education Support Project - GPEF Grant Apr. 4, 2012 Active $41.4M *
Mekong Delta Region Urban Upgrading Project Mar. 22, 2012 Active $292M
State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project Mar. 6, 2012 Active $200M
Decentralized Service Delivery Program II Dec. 20, 2011 Active $26M
Bangladesh - Primary Education Development Program III Aug. 25, 2011 Active $300M
Senegal Tertiary Education Governance and Financing For Results May. 26, 2011 Active $101.3M
MZ-Education Sector Support Program Apr. 28, 2011 Active $71M
Local Development Program Support Project II Mar. 18, 2011 Active $25M
Nigeria - Growth & Employment Mar. 17, 2011 Active $160M
Saint Lucia Hurricane Tomas Emergency Recovery Loan Mar. 10, 2011 Closed $15M
TG- Education For All-Fast Track Initiative Program Sep. 16, 2010 Closed $45M *
ID-TF Additional Financing of Pnpm Rural III for Generasi (Comm.cct) Scaling-up Program Aug. 16, 2010 Closed $38.3M *
Global Partnership for Education Grant for Basic Education Project Jul. 28, 2010 Active $40M *
Catalytic Fund EFA/FTI Jul. 20, 2010 Closed $30M *
Project to Improve Education Quality in Malawi Jun. 17, 2010 Active $50M
Comoros - Emergency Crises Response Project Jun. 1, 2010 Active $5.3M
Jilin Agricultural Product Safety and Quality May. 13, 2010 Active $100M
Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project Apr. 6, 2010 Active $150M
AO-Local Development Project Mar. 18, 2010 Active $81.7M
Development; Empowerment and Conservation in the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park and Surrounding Region Dec. 3, 2009 Active $9M *
Rural Community-Driven Development Project Sep. 24, 2009 Active $5M
Nepal: School Sector Reform Program Sep. 22, 2009 Active $130M
Ethiopia Protection of Basic Services Program Phase II Project May. 14, 2009 Closed $540M
Central African Republic: EFA-FTI Catalytic Fund Preparation Apr. 6, 2009 Active $37.8M *
Post Primary Education and Training Program Mar. 31, 2009 Closed $150M
Sao Tome Education for All - Fast Track Initiative Program Jan. 20, 2009 Closed $3.6M *
Community Action Program (PAC2) Aug. 29, 2008 Closed $30M
Mozambique Education Sector Support Program Fast Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Aug. 13, 2008 Closed $79M *
Education For All-Fast Track Initiative Program Jul. 30, 2008 Closed $117.8M *
Community and Social Development Project Jul. 1, 2008 Active $200M
TG-Community Dev. Project ERL (FY08) Jun. 26, 2008 Closed $17.2M
Malawi Third Social Action Fund (MASAF 3) APL II (LDF Mechanism) Jun. 20, 2008 Closed $50M
ID National Program for Community Empowerment in Rural Areas May. 20, 2008 Closed $231.2M
National Program for Community Empowerment in Urban Areas (PNPM UPP) May. 20, 2008 Closed $177.7M
Minas Gerais Partnership II SWAP May. 1, 2008 Closed $976M
Jamaica Hurricane Dean ERL Dec. 20, 2007 Closed $10M
DRC Education Sector Project Jun. 5, 2007 Closed $150M
Education For All-Fast Track Initiative Program May. 23, 2007 Closed $76M *
Second Phase Community Based Rural Development Project; Mar. 27, 2007 Closed $74M
Education Sector Support Program Nov. 7, 2006 Closed $80M
Education Sector Investment Program II Jul. 18, 2006 Closed $35M
Rural Capacity Building Project Jun. 22, 2006 Closed $54M
Millennium Science Initiative May. 25, 2006 Closed $30M
Accountability; Transparency & Integrity Program May. 9, 2006 Closed $40M
SN-Participatory Local Development Program Apr. 27, 2006 Closed $50M
Technical and Vocational Education and Training Mar. 21, 2006 Active $30M
Community Development Fund Dec. 10, 2005 Closed $30M *
Third Urban Poverty Project May. 17, 2005 Closed $138.7M
Disaster Vulnerability Reduction First Phase APL May. 10, 2005 Closed $260M
Education Sector Support Project 1 May. 3, 2005 Closed $32.2M
BN-National Community Driven Development Project Oct. 7, 2004 Closed $50M
Local Development Program Support Project Sep. 16, 2004 Closed $23M
Casamance Emergency Reconstruction Support Project - CERSP Sep. 9, 2004 Closed $20M
National Rural Infrastructure Project Aug. 26, 2004 Closed $30.3M
Social Sector Support Project May. 18, 2004 Closed $6.5M
Service Support Credit Mar. 11, 2004 Closed $13.3M
Education Sector Project Mar. 9, 2004 Closed $78M
Projects with complaints
Project name Approval date Status Cost Displaced people (estimated)
Ethiopia Promoting Basic Services Program Phase III Project Sep. 25, 2012 Active $600M Unknown
Afghanistan: Sustainable Development of Natural Resources Project II May. 31, 2011 Active $52M 1,287
Ethiopia Protection of Basic Services Program Phase II Project May. 14, 2009 Closed $540M Unknown
GH Second Urban Environmental Sanitation Project Apr. 29, 2004 Closed $62M 516