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PUBLICATIONS

The reports we have published and contributed to steer the debate and clients’ thinking. We publish our own Working Papers and shorter Pathways’ Perspectives and support clients to produce major reports


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How to Implement Inclusive Social Protection Schemes

The practical guidance How to Implement Inclusive Social Protection Schemes outlines the need for effective operational delivery to ensure the right amount of money is paid to the right person at...

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Pro-Poor or Anti-Poor?

Stephen Kidd considers the growing role of the World Bank and IMF in shaping national social protection policies as questions are being asked about their approach to the issue.

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Child Vulnerability and Social Protection in Kenya

This report highlights evidence that targeting social protection at orphans, 7.5% of Kenya’s children, with a Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children inadvertently leads to the exclusion of other children who are equally or even more vulnerable. It

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Transfer Values in Kenya’s National Social Security System

This report seeks to examine the current transfer values of Kenya’s tax-financed social security schemes and assess whether they are set at an appropriate level.

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Assessment of the Geographical and Community-Based Targeting of WFP’s Cash and Food for Assets Programme in Kenya

This report provides an in-depth assessment of the targeting mechanisms used for the cash and food for assets programme by WFP and the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA).

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Children in Indonesia: An analysis of poverty, mobility and multidimensional deprivation

This Indonesian Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) report provides estimates of monetary child poverty, poverty dynamics and welfare mobility, and multidimensional child deprivation. It also presents results from a micro-simulation...

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How to Design Inclusive Social Protection Systems

The policy guide sets out a step-by-step process of extending coverage in order to realise the right to social security for all, citing a number of examples including Nepal, a low-income nation that introduced an old age pension for everyone aged 75 years and over and a scheme for widows aged 60 years.

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Why We Need Social Protection

This e-learning guide, developed by UNESCAP with Development Pathways, raises awareness of the role social protection systems can play in tackling poverty.

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Social pensions and their contribution to economic growth

A Ugandan Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development and the Expanding Social Protection programme report reviews evidence on how social pensions help expand local economies. It says that a number...

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Disability Benefit Database

 

Our unique Disability Benefits Database has relaunched!

The database provides a global overview of social protection schemes for persons with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries, including transfer levels and number of recipients. It is regularly updated and if you have any information on schemes, contact us by clicking here.