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Social Protection in Africa: Overview for Policymakers

dc.contributor.authorAcademy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
dc.identifier.citationAcademy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), (2016). Social Protection in Africa: Overview for Policymakers. [Online] Available at: DOI
dc.descriptionCite: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), (2016). Social Protection in Africa: Overview for Policymakers. [Online] Available at: DOI
dc.description.abstractWhat is social protection? - What are cash transfers? - What are social protection floors? - Why is social protection in Africa important? - Socio-economic context - The development of social protection in Africa - Non-contributory social protection programmes in Africa: Overview of programmes - Which types of social protection intervention are most common? - What is the size of cash transfers? - What is the institutional location and who funds social protection programmes? - How much do social protection programmes cost? - Social protection in Africa: Reviewing the evidence - Poverty and inequality reduction - Nutrition and food security - Health - Education - Gender - Productive outcomes - Community empowerment and citizen accountability - Social protection in Africa: Key issues - Rights-based approaches to social protection - Universalism and targeting - Gender - Conditional vs unconditional cash transfers - Cash or food - Institutionalisation - Affordability - Labour market linkages and informal workers - Technology - Informal social protectionen_ZA
dc.publisherAcademy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)en_ZA
dc.subjectSocial protectionen_ZA
dc.subjectPoverty reductionen_ZA
dc.subjectSustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
dc.subjectSDG 1
dc.subjectSDG 2
dc.subjectSDG 3
dc.subjectSDG 8
dc.subjectSDG 10
dc.subjectSDG 16
dc.titleSocial Protection in Africa: Overview for Policymakersen_ZA

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    Policymakers’ Booklets are summaries of Consensus Study Reports aiming at making scientific information accessible to policymakers and the general public.

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