This paper examines the evidence on poverty and vulnerability and its causes in the region, and seeks to understand what role social transfers such as pensions, child grants and disability grants, could play in tackling poverty.
A research paper examining the challenges facing Pacific Island countries as they strive to improve the health and education of their people. It examines the policies that need to be...
A case study examining the adequacy of social protection in Kiribati. Part of a DFAT study to fill gaps in knowledge about formal social protection in the Pacific Islands, it describes the nature of livelihoods in Kiribati and examines the stresses facing its economy and society.
Exclusion from social protection remains a significant challenge. This study, based on interviews with researchers and programme implementers in Indonesia, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda, and a literature review and experience across many countries, explores factors behind this.
A UN initiative to promote disability-inclusive benefits will be launched alongside a global review of evidence on their implementation. Government development agencies will join both disability organisations and UN agencies...
We have provided technical support in order to help the Government of Indonesia to improve the quality and effectiveness of programmes to reduce poverty.
Partnerships for Social Protection (P4SP) is providing tailored assistance to support countries to advocate for, build and strengthen effective, sustainable, gender-responsive and shock-responsive social protection systems in the region.