Author:Adama Bah, Suahasil Nazara, Elan Satriawan
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
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Abstract: “Indonesia began to implement targeted social assistance programmes for both households and individuals in the aftermath of the 1997 Asian financial crisis. The crisis had halted Indonesia’s economic growth and caused a sharp rise in domestic prices—particularly for food items, which led to a rapid and significant increase in poverty. The massive economic and social impacts of the crisis required a rapid roll-out of large-scale social assistance programmes, collectively termed the Social Safety Net (JPS), to protect households and communities that were most affected and to prevent the further spread of poverty. Such programmes relied on locally validated data from the National Family Planning Coordination Board and were largely pro-poor, although several targeting issues emerged.” (…)

keywords: Indonesia, Single Registry, Social Protection Programmes
Date Publication: 07/10/2015 - 14:00
Type/Issue: Policy Research Brief / 49
ISSN: 2358-1379
Language: English