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Piloting the Graduation Approach for Poverty Reduction in the Philippines

Video | 11 September 2019

Asian Development Bank (ADB) in partnership with the Philippines’ Department of Labor and Employment, and BRAC and Innovations for Poverty Action, a development NGO, is piloting the  Graduation Approach in the country's Negros Occidental province.

The Graduation Approach refers to a time-bound, sequenced intervention designed to overcome multiple barriers that prevent the extreme poor from breaking out of poverty. An initial review of the program shows a promising start.

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Asian Development Bank (ADB) in partnership with the Philippines’ Department of Labor and Employment, and BRAC and Innovations for Poverty Action, a development NGO, is piloting a graduation approach in the country's Negros Occidental province.

The graduation approach refers to a time-bound, sequenced intervention designed to overcome multiple barriers that prevent the extreme poor from breaking out of poverty. An initial review of the program shows a promising start.