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Philippines : ID system to improve targeting for cash transfer program

Submitted by pmassetti on Mon, 09/16/2019 - 15:06

Philippine News Agency (09.09.2019) The country’s chief economist expects the implementation of the national identification (ID) system to improve the targeting of beneficiaries of social protection program meant to uplift the lives of the poor.

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philippines, the
Global challenges
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New law institutionalizes Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program

Submitted by pmassetti on Thu, 05/30/2019 - 16:14

Philstar.com (22.05.2019) President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure that institutionalizes a cash transfer program that aims to address poverty and to improve the health and education of poor children. 

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philippines, the
Global challenges
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Family benefits
Conditional Cash Transfers

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The demise of Mexico’s Prospera programme: a tragedy foretold

Submitted by pmassetti on Thu, 02/07/2019 - 11:26

Development Pathways (06.02.2019) The big story in the social protection world last week was the news that Mexico’s Prospera programme is to be abolished after 21 years. Formerly known as Progresa and Oportunidades, it had become an iconic programme for advocates of conditional cash transfers (CCTs) and widely disseminated internationally. 

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mexico
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Extension of coverage
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The Livelihood Impacts of Cash Transfers in Sub-Saharan Africa: Beneficiary Perspectives from Six Countries

Submitted by monitor on Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:26

World Development (nov 2017) Cash transfers (CTs) are a social protection mechanism to reduce the poorest households’ vulnerability to shocks and build human capital by smoothing consumption and sustaining expenditure on education and social welfare. Our study examines whether and how CTs go beyond welfare objectives to promote livelihoods.

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Africa
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Extension of coverage
Conditional Cash Transfers

What have we learned about helping women with conditional cash transfers?

Submitted by monitor on Thu, 08/10/2017 - 11:21

iloblog.org (30.07.2017) During an economic crisis, Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) are one way that governments can use to protect vulnerable people from falling into poverty.

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argentina
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Conditional Cash Transfers
Inequalities

Nigeria Rolls Out $2 Billion Brazil-Like Social-Welfare Plan

Submitted by monitor on Tue, 07/04/2017 - 10:32

Bloomberg (22.06.2017) Nigeria is rolling out its first national social-welfare program modeled partly on Brazil’s Bolsa Familia in a bid to boost a weak economy and curb poverty by giving cash to its poorest citizens and ensuring their children go to school.

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nigeria
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Conditional Cash Transfers
Inequalities

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