42133-012: Enhancing Social Protection Initiatives in Developing Member Countries
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
Social protection is defined as a set of policies and programs to reduce poverty and vulnerability by promoting efficient labor markets, diminishing people's exposure to risks, and enhancing their capacity to protect themselves against hazards and interruption or loss of income. Globalization and rapid economic growth in Asia are helping to reduce income poverty, but ADB's regional member countries are facing new challenges in making socioeconomic growth more inclusive and equitable. They ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 6480
|Approval Date||21 Aug 2008|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||1,000|
|Geographical Location||Asia Pacific Region (focus countries to be determined).|
Health and social protection
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