33108-012: Strategies for Improved Social Safety Nets in Asia: Critical Interventions in Social Protection

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Social protection is a set of policies and programs designed to promote efficient and effective labor markets, protect individuals from the risks inherent in earning a living either from small-scale agriculture or the labor market, and provide a floor of support to individuals when market-based approaches for supporting themselves fail. Social Protection includes a series of measures and policy interventions in: (i) social insurance (unemployment, disability, old-age pensions), (ii) social ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 33108-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number TA No. 5897
Approval Date 28 Dec 1999
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Social Protection


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