anh tran

Anh Tran

Researcher

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

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Social Protection and Disability in South Africa

This working paper launches a new series of publications that identify good practice in enabling the inclusion of persons with disabilities in social protection systems and programmes. It finds that...

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Implementing a Master Plan for Social Assistance Reform and Development

We were engaged to help Vietnam's plans to expand cash assistance to new groups of young children and older persons a reality.

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Ellen Jerotich on the Inua Jamii 70+ Pension
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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...

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Uganda Refugee Study
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Pinpointing refugees’ vulnerability in Uganda and recommending food assistance improvements

Uganda has a long history of hosting refugees from neighbouring countries. Our assignment for WFP involved research to improve the evidence on refugee vulnerability.

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Improving food, nutrition and income security in Karamoja

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...

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Social pensions and their contribution to economic growth

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...

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Community perspectives Karamoja
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The importance of community perspectives: engaging with the Karamojong in Uganda

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...

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