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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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Social Protection and Disability in Kenya

This report provides insights into the current situation in Kenya regarding the inclusivity of social protection for people with disabilities. It provides insights into the current situation in Kenya regarding...

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The Mbao Pension Plan: Savings for the Informal-Sector

Social protection schemes in Kenya are both Government-run and private, and consist of tax-financed schemes such as the Inuda Jamii Senior Citizens’ Grant, contributory schemes such as the National Social...

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Social Protection and Disability: Annotated Bibliography

In the field of social protection, research on disability in the Global South has lagged behind in the study of inclusion of persons with disabilities. However, recent years have seen...

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Social Protection and Disability in South Africa

This working paper launches a new series of publications that identify good practice in enabling the inclusion of persons with disabilities in social protection systems and programmes. It finds that...

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Social Accountability in the Delivery of Social Protection India Case Study

In their scope, and by the fact that they are legally required, the social audits in India’s Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme are an unparalleled collective social accountability...

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Social Accountability in the Delivery of Social Protection South Africa Case Study

Social accountability initiatives that aim to engage citizens over South African social security entitlements have not strengthened the state-society relationship. It is also “difficult to attribute action to remove gaps in service delivery”...

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Social Accountability in the Delivery of Social Protection – Technical Guidance Note

This note offers guidance to social protection practitioners on how to strengthen social accountability in the delivery of social protection.

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Social Accountability in the Delivery of Social Protection Final Report

The final report of a research project for DFID that aimed to better understand the effect of social accountability mechanisms on the delivery of social protection programmes and systems, and on precipitating state-society relational change. The report pulls together a review of the global literature with findings from four country case studies to assess the effects of social accountability mechanisms.

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Social Accountability in the Delivery of Social Protection Ethiopia Case Study

Social accountability initiatives in two local areas in Ethiopia contributed to improvements in the service delivery of a social protection programme and state-society relations. But the social accountability mechanisms benefited the most marginalised citizens less.

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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.