Social Work Services Policy and Delivery Modes for the Elderly with Special Difficulties (ADB-49003-001)

Countries
  • China
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Canceled
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Jun 3, 2015
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Borrower
Government of the People's Republic of China, Ministry of Civil Affairs
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.40 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 19, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 31, 2017


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MOCA) has submitted a project proposal to ADB through the Ministry of Finance to provide technical assistance (TA) to better understand international and national trends in professionalizing social work, especially to provide services to the elderly and provide tools to MOCA to standardize, monitor, and evaluate social work services for the elderly with special difficulties. This will contribute to improving the education and practical experience of social workers and social organizations caring for the elderly with special needs, and provide more effective and relevant social support and delivery modes. The TA findings will potentially be replicable nationwide. According to ADB documents, the safeguard categorization is not applicable.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Mongiorgi-Lorenzo, Marzia East Asia Department No contact information provided at the time of disclosure ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main