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Reducing Poverty and Investing in People [electronic resource]: The New Role of Safety Nets in Africa

Victoria Monchuk
Format
EBook; Book; Government Document; Online
Published
Washington, DC : World Bank, [2014]
Language
English
Series
Directions in Development
ISBN
9781464800948 (alk. paper), 9781464800955 (ebook)
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Overview
  • Objectives and methods of this study
  • Conclusions based on the experience in the 22 countries
  • Moving forward to strengthen safety nets in africa
  • Implementing the vision : what can other countries learn?
  • An agenda for learning
  • Introduction
  • Poverty and risk
  • Existing safety net policies and programs
  • Effectiveness of existing safety net programs: an analysis
  • Financing, cost, and sustainability
  • Moving forward: building better safety nets in africa
  • Appendix a: definition of safety nets
  • Appendix b: country typologies
  • Appendix c: poverty headcount data
  • Appendix d: list of targeting mechanisms in selected programs
  • Boxes.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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