News IconCall to move from siloing gender issues towards integrating approach in cash programming

22nd October 2018: Integrating gender in cash programming from the outset of conceptualising and designing transfers is key to addressing marginalisation, a Cash Week event organised by the Cash Learning...

blog iconWhy cash transfer programme designs need financially-inclusive payment mechanisms

Sarah Langhan Development Pathways has been working with the Government of Angola and UNICEF to design the country’s first cash transfer programme which will reach children across three provinces. The programme design has required the identification and selection of payment service providers (PSPs) through a competitive procurement process. So what...

Publication IconAre you designing social protection schemes from a charity or a citizenship paradigm?

Social protection is not always beneficial and popular. A way of predicting whether a programme will have positive impacts and be supported by voters is to identify whether it falls...

Publication IconEnabling Market Conditions for Pay-As-You-Go Solar

A deep dive into the digital financial services industry in Nigeria, outlining the requirements for digital infrastructure readiness and the nuances behind regulatory restrictions that are currently hindering the industry’s growth.

blog iconDouble Jeopardy: How Poverty Targeting Mechanisms Unfairly Impact on Families with a Disabled Member

Our guest blogger Ilene Zeitzer, is President of Disability Policy Solutions.  An internationally recognised expert on comparative disability policy, Ms. Zeitzer has worked in more than 65 countries on various disability-related issues. In social protection policy, there is probably no better example of the unintentional consequences of well-intentioned policies than poverty...