Resources regarding social safety nets, social protection, and cash transfer policies

May 9, 2015

As of May 2014, these resources were recommended by a friend of Small Planet Institute: FOR INFORMATION ON Social protection broadly, including conditional cash transfers . (World Bank has a lot of people researching. Their main page is here: http://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/socialprotectionlabor World Bank also uses the term "safety nets," Here is their research page: http://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/safetynets/research Chronic Poverty Research Center - specifically anything by Armando Barrientos http://www.chronicpoverty.org/page/index Wahenga.net - Africa based website and resources http://www.wahenga.net/ In the inter-agency realm, a lot of these programs were funded by the IADB in Latin America. And the World Bank funded a number of the other pilots. Secretary Clinton helped to launch this http://socialprotectionet.org/ IPA is an independent research group that partnered with CGAP and Ford Fdn to try some very ambitious programming.

 

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