SASPEN brief: 8 new Briefs on Sustainability of Social Protection

In SASPEN briefs 1/2016 to 8/2016, eight presenters from the 2015 annual SASPEN Conference “Sustainability of Social Protection in the SADC: Economic Returns, Political Will and Fiscal Space” explore different facets of social protection and country case studies. Victoire Umuhire and Christoph Ernst of the International Labour Organisation discuss the … ———- Please continue reading

World Bank: Paper on Cash and Voucher Transfers in the DRC

The World Bank  has recently published a Policy Research Working Paper on “Comparing Cash and Voucher Transfers in a Humanitarian Context. Evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo”, written by Jenny C. Aker. Despite recent calls in support of cash transfers, there is little rigorous evidence of the relative impacts … ———- Please continue reading