A Social Policy Researcher supporting our projects with qualitative research and building evidence for social protection programming. She has an education background in political science, Asian studies and public policy, and is also a hobby artist who likes reading and discovering new music.
Anh Tran's Work
We were engaged to help Vietnam's plans to expand cash assistance to new groups of young children and older persons a reality.
Stories of the Inua Jamii Senior Citizens’ pension: Hopes for Kenya’s flagship universal pension programme
In a small rural community in Kenya’s Rift Valley, many older people are hopeful about the Inua Jamii Senior Citizens’ programme and the benefits that it could bring to their own wellbeing and that of their families, writes Anh Tran. As Ellen Jerotich stated during my visit to her house...
Uganda has a long history of hosting refugees from neighbouring countries. Our assignment for WFP involved research to improve the evidence on refugee vulnerability.
Karamoja, a northeastern region in Uganda, has been perceived as ‘lagging behind’ and has been treated by external parties, both the Government and development partners, as an exception to the...
A Ugandan Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development and the Expanding Social Protection programme report reviews evidence on how social pensions help expand local economies. It says that a number...
As a researcher in training, I had the opportunity to participate in a study into the core causes of food, nutrition, and income insecurity in Karamoja, a sub region in the east of Uganda. This mixed-methods study – undertaken by Development Pathways for the World Food Programme – was my first...