Youth Employment Project Appraisal - Papua New Guinea (2009)
Narrative: The Youth Employment Project aims at cash migration to the unemployed and poor population in the target area and attempt to mitigate the negative social effects of unemployment. The programs include skills transfer and training components and a component of temporary unskilled job creation. This is found in investments in public works such as labour intensive road maintenance, garbage collection and other cleaning and clearing works.
- Undertake a secondary review of the Youth Job Corps (YJC) and technical design proposed during the Pre-Appraisal Mission,
- Assess the feasibility of creating special labor-intensive projects in the National Capital District area,
- Investigate and assess the technical implementation capacity of the NCDC and local contractors
- Identify capacity gaps, Review and update the base costs required to implement the YJC (including any changes to the preliminary design).
Focal Points/Deliverables: Appraisal of the YJC’s proposed preliminary design, a detailed description of the proposed labor-intensive projects (to be included in the PAD), including: summarized description, a detailed description by subcomponent, cost and expenditure category, a proposed implementation plan, an estimate of procurement as well as personnel and TA requirements, an assessment of risks and mitigation methods; and monitoring arrangements.