The Asian Development Bank s (ADB) Social Protection Strategy aims to support its developing member countries (DMCs) in their efforts to reduce poverty and vulnerability by providing effective social protection for the Asia and Pacific population. While most of the DMCs have social protection programs and policies, many of them have undertaken initiatives to expand the existing social protection systems over the recent years. Enhancing social protection remains an important policy imperative for most DMCs.
|Project Name||Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Public sector management - Public expenditure and fiscal management - Social protection initiatives
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Asian Development Bank s (ADB) Social Protection Strategy aims to support its developing member countries (DMCs) in their efforts to reduce poverty and vulnerability by providing effective social protection for the Asia and Pacific population. While most of the DMCs have social protection programs and policies, many of them have undertaken initiatives to expand the existing social protection systems over the recent years. Enhancing social protection remains an important policy imperative for most DMCs.|
|Impact||Social protection systems expanded to cover the poor and the vulnerable, as part of national poverty reduction efforts|
|Description of Outcome||DMCs with improved capacity to measure and monitor social protection|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Data collection and collation for SPI development and updating Training and capacity building of government agencies in SPI development
Training and capacity building of government agencies in SPI development
Dissemination of information and knowledge products
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Asia and the Pacific|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||A team of two international consultants (total of 8.5 person months) will form the core technical team. They will be supported by national consultants from 31 countries and one national consultant based in ADB Headquarters. The consultants will be selected and engaged individually, in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Handayani, Sri Wening|
|Responsible ADB Department||Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||SDSC-TRA|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||16 Jul 2010|
|Fact Finding||11 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010|
|Approval||18 Sep 2010|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||16 Aug 2010|
|Last PDS Update||20 Aug 2010|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|18 Sep 2010||-||18 Sep 2010||30 Sep 2012||31 Dec 2014||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|500,000.00||500,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||300,000.00||1,300,000.00||18 Sep 2010||970,637.16|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Poverty Dimension of the Social Protection Index: Assessing Results for Asia and the Pacific||Papers and Briefs||May 2014|
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