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  Task Force on the District-based Approach

Terms of Reference

The Task Force on the District-based Approach ( 地區為本扶貧工作專責小組 ) will assist the Commission on Poverty in overseeing the development of a multi-pronged framework for district-based approach to poverty prevention and alleviation, in particular – Commission on Poverty in -

to follow up with relevant bureaux and departments on the development of guidelines for the provision of additional funding to districts on sustainable poverty alleviation initiatives;
to oversee a study on the guiding principles in implementing the district-based approach, including the facilitative and support structure needed to address common and district-unique issues of concern;
to consider further ways to mobilise and energise district networks and resources to alleviate and prevent poverty, as well as disseminating good practices among districts; and
to make recommendations on the long-term strategy to implement the district-based approach taking into account the results of the study, the experience of the three pilot districts and other relevant projects/programmes.
2005| Important notices Last revision date: 21 Jan 2006