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|5 Nov 2013||
This final review assesses the performance of the Asian Development Bank's country partnership strategy for Nepal for 2010-2012. No 15 Nov 2013 (Country Planning Documents, Nepal, Inclusive Social Development, Social protection, Country...
|4 Nov 2013||
This country partnership strategy (CPS) defines ADB's strategic approach in Nepal for 2013-2017, aligned with Strategy 2020, the country's own development strategy, ADB's comparative strengths, and complements efforts by its development partners. No 15 Nov...
|30 Oct 2013||
ADB Briefs This policy brief examines the six major subcomponents of social assistance and draws out policy lessons based on comprehensive data for 35 countries in the region. Key points Social assistance accounts for only 36% of total expenditures on social protection in Asia and the Pacific but benefits 58...
|16 Oct 2013||
The country operations business plan (COBP), 2014-2016 for the Philippines describes the consistency of the business plan with the country partnership strategy (CPS), 2011-2016 and further operationalizes the program’s strategic focus on inclusive growth, drawing on ADB’s Strategy 2020, government priorities, and lessons from the program’s implementation; including grants and projects in the...
|22 Oct 2013||
45233-001 $430 Million ADB Loan to Help Pakistan Expand Social Safety Nets ADB has approved a $430 million equivalent loan to expand and strengthen Pakistan’s national social safety net program, which is helping to...
|21 Oct 2013||
ADB Briefs This policy brief focuses on the policy implications of the dominance of social insurance. Key points Social insurance is the main form of social protection in Asia and the Pacific in terms of spending, accounting for 59% of total spending. Social insurance programs include contributory...
|18 Oct 2013||
ADB Briefs This policy brief shows the modest role of labor market programs in the overall social protection programs in Asia and the Pacific, suggesting that the priority is to substantially expand coverage of labor market programs in the region. Key Points Labor market programs feature little in social...
|30 Sep 2013||
Economics Working Papers Many countries adopted safety net programs to deal with the food crisis of 2008. However, such programs are often beset with targeting errors, inefficiencies, and fraud. Despite this, there is no systematic comparative analysis of safety nets. The objective of this paper is to identify generic issues...
|25 Aug 2013||
В 2009 году Таджикистан стал одной из первых стран в Центрально-азиатском регионе, которая реализует программу электронных платежей пенсионерам. По состоянию на октябрь 2012 года, электронная система была внедрена в 15 из 68 районов, охватив около 192 тысячи пенсионеров от общей численности, которая приблизительно составляет 596 тысяч пенсионеров. Данное исследование показывает, что данное...
|12 Aug 2013||
In 2009, Tajikistan became one of the first countries in Central Asia to implement electronic payments to pensioners. As of October 2012, the electronic system had been implemented in 15 of 68 districts, covering 192,000 of Tajikistan’s approximately 596,000 pensioners. This study shows that this change has had positive effects, especially on perceived convenience and wait times. However, not...