According to bank documents, in December 2014, the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) asked the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for technical assistance (TA) to support the national rollout of the JobStart Philippines (JSP) pilot project, which aims to assist out-of-school youth find employment.
The TA supports the public sector management pillar of the country partnership strategy, 2011–2016 and the employment generation pillar of the draft country operations business plan, 2016–2018. It is designed as part of a programmatic approach to help address part of the youth employment problem. The impact will be increased youth employment rates. The outcome will be JSP rollout by DOLE and PESOs commenced. This will be measured by 24 LGUs having signed memorandums of agreement with DOLE and fully implementing JSP by December of 2021, with more than 15,000 out-of-school youths accessing JSP in the 24 LGUs from 2015 to 2020.
Project Officer: Boothe, Robert A.
Southeast Asia Department
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