OUR WORK

Analysing the scope for social protection in Somaliland

In the absence of government-led social protection schemes, Save the Children is piloting a child-sensitive social protection (CSSP) programme in Somaliland. Anh Tran, from Development Pathways, is working with Save the Children to analyse the scope for social protection in Somaliland, building on the CSSP, and providing specific recommendations to lay the foundation for building inclusive social protection schemes in Somaliland, that leave no children behind.

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Supporting Myanmar in the development of an integrated Management Information System

Development Pathways, with support of UNICEF Myanmar, is developing an integrated Management Information System (MIS) for the Department of Social Welfare (DSW) under the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement (MSWRR).

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South Sudan, Gender Situational Analysis to inform safety nets and resilience programming

In partnership with Forcier Consulting, Development Pathways has recently supported the World Food Programme (WFP) South Sudan Country Office in their first major gender research project, leading to lessons learned and recommendations for gender-responsive programming strategy.

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NEWS

08/02/2021

A Family Stimulus – Supporting Children, Families and the Economy through the Pandemic 

“The UK has in place one of the least generous social security systems in the developed world” warns report titled: A Family Stimulus: Supporting children, families and the economy through the pandemic recently released by Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) in collaboration with Trades Union Congress (TUC).    

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20/01/2021

Webinar reflections: The social contract and the role of social protection is crucial in building trust in governments – now and beyond COVID-19 

Universal social security systems and transfers build trust and show that governments care – this was the message from the Act Church of Sweden and Development Pathways webinar held recently. 

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05/01/2021

Webinar announcement: The social contract and the role of social protection in building trust in government and strengthening the nation-state

This webinar will explore how countries across the Global South could learn from history and use universal social protection to build a virtuous circle of enhanced trust in government, a stronger social contract, and a greater willingness of citizens to pay tax so that they can generate the fiscal space that enables progressive governments, over time, to offer high quality universal public services to all of their citizens.

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Somaliland

Analysing the scope for social protection in Somaliland

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Myanmar

Supporting Myanmar in the development of an integrated Management Information System

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South Sudan

South Sudan, Gender Situational Analysis to inform safety nets and resilience programming

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POLICY ADVICE

We provide evidence-based policy and strategic advice on social and economic challenges to Governments, international organisations, and other development partners. We support social development and work on ageing, child rights, gender, disability and in humanitarian contexts.

DATA & RESEARCH

We develop evidence on poverty, vulnerability and on humanitarian issues, and solutions to address them. Our analyses are always grounded in data and innovative methodologies. They inform policy dialogue and help shape social and economic programmes.

PROGRAMME DESIGN

In designing cash transfer programmes, we generate practical and feasible solutions and take a rights-based approach. We have global experience in the technical and operational design of cash transfers, building blocks towards inclusive life-cycle social protection.

IT SOLUTIONS

We install, manage and maintain management information system databases. Our MISs put people first, giving full information on entitlements. And they’re built to last, provided with source code and strengthened client capability.

EVALUATION

We support nations to measure intervention impacts and track progress towards the global goals. Our work spans evaluability assessments, theories of change, monitoring frameworks, data collection and survey analysis, and mixed methods to evaluate programmes.

TRAINING

Our comparative advantage in training officials and practitioners stems from combining extensive practical experience with up-to date evidence. As part of global social protection discussions, we provide fresh perspectives and broader options.