ASP Gap Analysis Template
This tool was developed to support the development of a roadmap for Adaptive Social Protection(ASP)in Indonesia. The goal of the “GapAnalysis” is to help governments and partners understand how far the current situation, that is current efforts in the context of ASP, aligns or diverges from the desired ideal future situation for an established ASP system. The notion of a future desirable situation for ASP can relate to different time horizons and thus provides a broad spectrum for the analysis. The gap analysis is conducted for each of the ASP ‘building blocks’: (1) institutional arrangement sand partnerships; (2) programmes and their delivery systems; (3) data and information; and (4) finance. Within each building block, the analysis focuses on specific ‘change domains’, i.e., area sin which change is considered necessary to establish a comprehensive ASP system. Using the template below, information on the ‘current situation’ and the ‘desired future situation’ is captured. This information can be compiled through an in-country mapping exercise based on desk review and expert consultations, as well as a review of concepts and global best practice for ASP. By comparing the ‘current situation’, and the ‘desired future situation’ the ‘gap’ can be defined, which can then inform next steps and recommendations for an ASP Roadmap. For each of the identified gaps, options should be developed in a next step. Certain options may be feasible in the short or medium term, while others are only feasible in the longer term.