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Cash Transfers and Child Labor

Policy paper

Cash transfer programs are widely used in settings where child labor is prevalent. Although many of these programs are explicitly implemented to improve children’s welfare, in theory their impact on child labor is undetermined. This paper systematically reviews the empirical evidence on the impact of...

2014

Testing Branchless Banking to Deliver Cash Transfers in Nepal

Policy paper

The Human Development Social Protection Pilot (HDSPP) is a sub-project of the joint UNDP-UNCDF Local Governance and Community Development Program (LGCDP). It has been initiated in two far-western districts in Nepal, Kanchanpur and Dhadheldura and it is being implemented by the Ministry of Federal Affairs...

2014

Child Grants Programme Impact Evaluation Follow-up Report

Report

The Lesotho Child Grants Programme (CGP) is an unconditional social cash transfer targeted to poor and vulnerable households. It provides every quarter a regular transfer of between M360 and M7501 to poor households with children that are selected through a combination of Proxy Means Testing (PMT) and...

2014

Social Protection System: An Afghan case study, analysing the potential of a child-focused social protection Cash Transfer Programme in Balkh

Report

UNICEF is considering the development of a social protection programme with a specific focus on children, within the already existing framework developed by the World Bank and MoLSAMD. With the end goal of articulating children-sensitive programming with the World Bank’s own safety net programme in...

2014

Etude de faisabilité pour un programme de transferts sociaux monétaires comme instrument majeur d’une protection sociale centrée sur l’enfant au sénégal

Rapport

Les subventions et autres mesures politiques adoptées par le gouvernement en 2007 pour protéger les pauvres des effets néfastes induits par le prix élevé des denrées alimentaires et du carburant se sont révélées très onéreuses et pourtant inefficaces pour atteindre les plus pauvres. La...

2014

Planifier l’adoption par le gouvernement d’un programme de protection sociale dans un climat d’insécurité : le Programme de Subventions pour le Développement des Enfants au nord Nigeria

Rapport

Les programmes de transfert monétaire sont de plus en plus utilisés en Afrique de l’Ouest lors des interventions en réponse aux crises alimentaires et nutritionnelles. Au-delà des situations d’urgence, les mécanismes de transfert monétaire jouent un rôle majeur dans les stratégies et...

2014

Étude de programme de transfert monétairs dans la Région Sahel

Rapport

La Welthungerhilfe, ayant déjà une expérience considérable dans la mise en ouvre de programmes d’« Argent contre Travail », a lancé depuis l’année 2011, ses premiers programmes dans la région du Sahel de « transferts monétaires inconditionnels » et transfert à travers « Coupons...

2014

Economic Strengthening for Child Protection & Education in Emergencies

Guidelines and Tools

The aim of this compendium is to provide education and child protection coordinators and partners working in the field who are involved in or confronted with economic strengthening programmes with key existing evidence and guidance documents in order to inform their work, at all stages of a programme...

2014

Planning for government adoption of a social protection programme in an insecure environment: the Child Grant Development Programme in northern Nigeria

Report

Cash transfer programming (CTP) is increasingly used in West Africa in response to food and nutritional crisis. Beyond emergency situations, cash transfer mechanisms are key mechanisms for national social protection strategies and policies. Despite the rapid development of social...

2014

Preventing Acute Malnutrition Among Young Children in Crises: A prospective intervention study in Niger

Report

Governments and donor agencies need to know which preventative strategy is most effective, particularly among children under 2 years old who are most vulnerable to acute malnutrition. Here, the researchers compare the effectiveness of seven preventative strategies—including the distribution of...

2014

CGP Impact Evaluation (UNICEF/FAO): Targeting and baseline evaluation report

Report

The Child Grants Programme (CGP) is an unconditional cash transfer targeted to poor and vulnerable households in Lesotho. The primary objective of the CGP is to improve the living standards of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) so as to reduce malnutrition, improve health status, and increase school...

2014

Lesotho Child Grants Programme – The historic and future costs of the CGP and its affordability

Report

The purpose of this costing study is to review the historical costs of the Child Grants Programme (CGP) between October 2007 and December 2012, simulate the likely future cost of the programme, and assess the programme’s affordability under the current fiscal environment. This report presents the...

2014

Effects of the Palestinian National Cash Transfer Programme on Children and Adolescents

Report

Over the past two decades, social protection programmes have been implemented in many developing countries to reduce poverty and vulnerabilities in the face of context-specific challenges such as economic crises,inequality and exclusion, and human development deficits. The multidimensional...

2014

Children and Economic Strengthening Programmes Maximising Benefits and Minimising Harm

Guidelines and Tools

This guide is designed for practitioners designing or implementing economic strengthening (ES) programs in low-income settings that are sensitive to the protection needs and well-being of vulnerable children. The guide provides an overview of key learning about how ES can achieve better outcomes and...

2013

Impact Evaluation of Cash and Food Transfers at Early Childhood Development Centers in Karamoja, Uganda

Report

This report is a revised draft of the Final Impact Report of an impact evaluation study of the World Food Programme (WFP) project to provide food and cash transfers to households with children participating in Early Childhood Development (ECD) centers in the Karamoja sub region of Uganda. The analysis...

2013