42133-012: Enhancing Social Protection Initiatives in Developing Member Countries

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Social protection is defined as a set of policies and programs to reduce poverty and vulnerability by promoting efficient labor markets, diminishing people's exposure to risks, and enhancing their capacity to protect themselves against hazards and interruption or loss of income. Globalization and rapid economic growth in Asia are helping to reduce income poverty, but ADB's regional member countries are facing new challenges in making socioeconomic growth more inclusive and equitable. They ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 42133-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 6480
Approval Date 21 Aug 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,000
Geographical Location Asia Pacific Region (focus countries to be determined).
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Social Protection



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Sri Wening Handayani
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Responsible ADB Department
Regional and Sustainable Development Department

Responsible ADB Divisions

Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank

PDS Creation Date
09 May 2008

Last PDS Update
12 Mar 2014