Strengthening Knowledge-Based Economic and Social Development

Date: September 2012
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Document Type: Technical Assistance Reports
Project Number: 46234-001

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Description

This technical assistance report is a decision document for the Strengthening Knowledge-Based Economic and Social Development project in the Republic of the Philippines, containing issues, impacts, outcomes, methodology and key activities as well as cost and financing and implementation arrangements presented to ADB’s Board of Directors or Management for approval.

The Government of the Philippines requested through its Department of Finance that ADB provide capacity development technical assistance to address skills shortages in high-growth industries by aligning higher education curricula with international standards and labor market demand, while building on public and private initiatives.