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Post Title: Gender & Social Protection Expert to lead course content for an online USAID/OFDA/LAC Gender & Social Protection Course Project Location: San Jose, Costa... read more
This High-Level Meeting will highlight what a number of Governments are doing to both measure and tackle multidimensional poverty. A growing number of countries have adopted... read more
By Nora Lustig
A reduction in the wage premium for skilled labor –and a consistent reduction of overall wage inequality-has played an important role in explaining the fall of income... read more
By Development Pathways
Bolsa Família is often promoted as a model of good practice for social protection programmes in the developing world. As a Brazilian, in the short period of time that I’ve... read more
By ISPA
The quality of the mechanism used to deliver payments to beneficiaries in a Social Protection (SP) program has a direct bearing on program’s success or failure. The entire... read more
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Rethinking evaluation in development countries
Jan 12, 2017
Over the past 30 years, evaluation in the development field has gone through multiple cycles of questioning which method is better than another. But few in the development...
Poverty and Social Protection Conference 2017
Jan 09, 2017
This conference will focus on issues of poverty and its eradication, social inequality, race relations and policy management and mismanagement with an international...
Dimensions Magazine: Promoting Multidimensional Poverty Measures
Jan 09, 2017
WHAT IS DIMENSIONS MAGAZINE? Poverty is a phenomenon that goes far beyond income poverty and, as such, must be understood and measured in all its complexity. A group of...
Updates on the CGAP Graduation Community of Practice
Jan 09, 2017
According to our latest graduation data collection exercise graduation programming is growing fast with close to 60 graduation programs now implemented in nearly 40 countries...
Job opportunity -> Gender & Social Protection Expert
Dec 07, 2016
Post Title: Gender & Social Protection Expert to lead course content for an online USAID/OFDA/LAC Gender & Social Protection Course Project Location: San Jose, Costa...
New strategies to reduce informality in domestic work
Dec 06, 2016
A new ILO report calls for a combination of incentives and compliance to reduce high levels of informality in domestic work. Despite efforts currently underway, domestic work...
Asian and Pacific nations urged to spend more on social protection
Dec 02, 2016
Many countries in Asia and the Pacific are spending too little on social protection programmes and should expand these to provide adequate cover to most of their populations...
Cash transfers and temptation goods: a review of global evidence
Dec 01, 2016
Cash transfers have been demonstrated to improve education and health outcomes and alleviate poverty in various contexts. However, policy makers and others often express...
Making the Case for Privacy for the Poor
Nov 16, 2016
oor people in developing countries are rightfully concerned about whether their families are safe, sheltered and adequately nourished. Where does privacy fit into that mix?...
Single Registries and Social Registries: Clarifying the Terminological...
Nov 16, 2016
Across developing countries, there is a growing recognition that building linkages between the Management Information Systems (MISs) of individual social protection...
Social Protection Digest #24
Nov 10, 2016
Governments from 50 countries and international agencies participated in the 4th Annual Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) in Acapulco, Mexico. 
What is Dimensions Magazine?
Nov 09, 2016
Dimensions Magazine is MPPN’s new communications vehicle to share in a practical, concise and informative way, different countries’ experiences with multidimensional poverty...
The region directs efforts for a common goal: a better measurement for...
Nov 09, 2016
The Fourth High Level Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) opened with the participation of Sabina Alkire, Director of the Initiative on Poverty and...
The regionalization of the Sustainable Development Goals in Latin America...
Nov 08, 2016
The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today signed a declaration of cooperation to support the countries of the Americas...
Publication -> Social Pulse 2016 "Perspectives and Realities...
Nov 08, 2016
Latin America and Caribbean register middle class growth. Child poverty and inequality problems persist “Social Pulse 2016: Realities and Perspectives”, provides an in-depth...

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