Social protection systems are among the key policy instruments that policy-makers have at their disposal to address inequalities and advance social inclusion.
“Will no-one rid me of this troublesome PMT?”[i]
Anyone who has worked in social protection knows that the thorniest issue of all is that of “targeting”.
(“A prox on both your houses”)[i]
The World Bank has recently – and some would say belatedly – undertaken a critical review of the Proxy Means Test (PMT)[ii], the approach to targe
PMT is a curse! Sisters, you all know that: inescapable, debilitating, emotionally draining, a regular cause of extreme irritability!
But I refer here not to Pre-Menstrual Tension,
In this blog, Olivia Woxell challenges the current direction of development and its focus on economic growth.
Nigeria must establish a social assistance/security system that caters to vulnerable members of society such as the extremely poor and the disabled.
Pooja Bhatia is a journalist for Ozy, where a version of this article originally appeared.
This blog is written by Fareeha Ibrahim, who works on food security and rural development for the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID).
Rebecca Calder is a Senior Social Development Specialist at Development Pathways. She works extensively on adolescent girl issues.
In this guest blog, Francine Mestrum, Network Coordinator for Global Social Justice, discusses the European Council’s recent meeting in June 2013, where social protection is
In this guest blog, Rick Rowden, doctoral candidate in Economic Studies and Planning at Jawaharlal Nehru University, discusses the World Bank’s health user fees and what the
Tel +44 (0)1689 874764
Development Pathways Limited
303 High Street
Tel +254 (0)20 2600 501
Development Pathways Kenya Ltd
No 2, Thompson Estate
Valley Arcade (Lavington)