Booklet: Social Protection in Africa. Overview for policy-makers

The Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA) in association with the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) have published a Booklet on Social Protection targeted at Policy makers. The Booklet was launched at the 12th Annual Meeting of African Academies of Science (AMASA), in Johannesburg in November 2016. … ———- Please continue reading

World Bank: Social Safety Nets and Gender Report

The World Bank 2014 report on Safety Nets and Gender can be downloaded here (pdf, 5.8mb) The analysis of impact evaluation evidence reviewed in this report identifies opportunities for improving gender integration in the Bank’s portfolio in the spirit of the SPL strategy. Each individual impact evaluation may not be relevant for specific projects … ———- Please continue reading

World Bank: The State of Social Safety Nets 2015

The World Bank has published its 2015 report on the current state of social safety nets. Over the last decade, a policy revolution has been underway in the developing and emerging world. Country after country is systematically providing non-contributory transfers to poor and vulnerable people, in order to protect them against economic shocks … ———- Please continue reading

CSP (IDS) Final Report “Where next for Social Protection?”

Last year the Centre for Social Protection conducted a series of activities, including a literature review, key informant interviews, an online discussion (which prominently featured SASPEN), and two forecasting workshops at IDS, all addressing the research question: ‘Where next for social protection?’ The final report has just been published and … ———- Please continue reading