Author:Pamela Pozarny, Benjamin Davis
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
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Abstract: “Social cash transfers are on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa. The African Union’s 2008 Social Policy Framework Plan of Action prompted a number of member countries to prioritise social protection strategies, including cash transfers. Such strategies—often partly supported by development partners—address hunger and food insecurity, school enrolment and attendance, the well-being of children, and poverty reduction.”(…)

keywords: Impact, Social Cash Transfer Programmes, Community Dynamics, Sub-Saharan Africa, PtoP, Protection to Production
Date Publication: 05/14/2015 - 09:02
Type/Issue: One Pager / 290
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English