46481-001: Employment Facilitation for Inclusive Growth | Asian Development Bank

Philippines: Employment Facilitation for Inclusive Growth

Sovereign (Public) Project | 46481-001 Status: Active

Project Details

Project Officer
Hattel, Kelly L. Southeast Asia Department Request for information
  • Philippines
  • Technical Assistance
  • Industry and trade
Project Name Employment Facilitation for Inclusive Growth
Project Number 46481-001
Country Philippines
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8335-PHI: Employment Facilitation for Inclusive Growth
Canada (CIDA) US$ 5.59 million
TA 8335-PHI: Employment Facilitation for Inclusive Growth (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 70,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade / Industry and trade sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Employability of at-risk youths enhanced
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Capacity of PESOs to provide employment services improved
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Capacity for labor policy analysis and Formulation strengthened

MyFirstJob pilot project implemented

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The TA was launched in July and a Technical Planning Workshop for EFIG with the participation of the Institute for Labor Studies (DOLE) staff.

Recruitment of Labor Market Firm was completed and commenced in November 2013. A series of workshops for the RIA committee were held first quarter of 2014. An MOU has been signed with the four PESO pilots (Taguig, Quezon City, Pampanga and General Trias). Second wave of the four pilots have been completed. The Jobstart Program was rolled out to 10 new PESOs on the first and second quarter of 2015. All activities under the TA has been completed and in the process of financial closing.

Geographical Location General Trias, Province of Pampanga, Quezon City, Taguig
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services A team of 12 international consultants (total of 71 person-months) and 7 national consultants (total of 117 person-months) will be engaged to carry out activities under the TA. International and national consultants will be recruited by the ADB through individual contract services to carry out activities under output 1 and international and national consultants will be recruited by the ADB through one firm to implement all activities under output 2 in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and its Borrowers [2007 as amended from time to time].
Procurement The DOLE will provide office space with furniture and support services for the consultants, while office computers and supplies will be provided by the TA.
Responsible ADB Officer Hattel, Kelly L.
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Department of Labor and Employment
Muralla St. cor. Gen. Luna St. Intramuros,
1002 Manila, Philippines
Concept Clearance 06 Nov 2012
Fact Finding -
Approval 05 Mar 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Sep 2017

TA 8335-PHI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Mar 2013 16 May 2013 16 May 2013 28 Feb 2017 31 Aug 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
70,000.00 5,591,900.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5,661,900.00 05 Mar 2013 4,789,220.08

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Title Document Type Document Date
Employment Facilitation for Inclusive Growth Technical Assistance Reports Feb 2013

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