Social protection

This programme is supporting impact evaluations to build the evidence base on the effectiveness of interventions that reduce the risks faced by the poor through participation in public works and employment programmes. These interventions include entitlements, conditional and unconditional cash and non-cash transfers made to beneficiaries.
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Since its inception in 2012, we have funded ten evaluations to assess the impact of interventions around public works, cash transfers and youth training on a variety of social outcomes.
 
The studies funded under the evidence programme evaluated transfer, public works, and youth job training programmes in Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malawi, Peru, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Uganda, Yemen and Zimbabwe.
 
This programme has been funded by the UK Department for International Development.

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