The technical assistance (TA) aims to create a stronger enabling environment and concrete local level processes for SO engagement in the contracted delivery, support, monitoring and review of social assistance services. Specifically, the TA would undertake policy analysis, multi-province surveys, in-depth field interviews, data collection, overseas study tour training, and substantial consultation with domestic and international SOs, government social assistance agencies at all levels, and specialists to (i) review relevant PRC and international policies, practices and experience for involving SOs in government social assistance programs; (ii) assess the status, capacity, interest and needs of the MOCA system and PRC-based SO to provide contracted support; (iii) document and analyze pilot and non-pilot experiences as gender sensitive guiding case studies of the skills, channels, content and benefits that SO can contribute, and the constraints and concerns that can affect engagement of stakeholders (i.e., different levels of government, institutions, SOs, communities, householders etc.); (iv) prepare technical and policy level recommendations and suggested mechanisms, measures and methods for local contracting of SO in social assistance; and (v) draw on these lessons to provide policy recommendations for improved capacity and expanded service provision by local governments and SO under the national social assistance program. TA findings would be disseminated widely through stakeholder meetings, bi-lingual reports, technical guidelines (including procedures, skills and resources required, performance indicators) and knowledge products.
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