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Making cash count : lessons from cash transfer schemes in east and southern Africa for supporting the most vulnerable children and households

DEVEREUX, Stephen
et al
2005

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This is the report of a study comparing unconditional cash transfers to vulnerable groups in 15 countries in east and southern Africa, with in-depth analysis of four counties - Ethiopia, Lesotho, Mozambique and Zambia. Because cash transfers are new to this region, the aim is to draw lessons for policy from a comparative review. The report finds that knowledge gaps impede the development of meaningful policy. This work would be useful for anyone with an interest in vulnerable groups, development and the socio-economic factors

Orphans and other vulnerable children : what role for social protection?

LEVINE, Anthony
Ed
October 2001

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This report records the proceedings of the conference Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children: What Role for Social Protection? This two-day conference sought to promote awareness of the extent of the orphan and other vulnerable children crisis caused by HIV/AIDS, to provide practitioners with a forum to share best practices and other insights, and to probe the role of social protection in implementing a balanced response

Wahenga : regional hunger and vulnerability programme

WAHENGA

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This website is to raise awareness and advocate for social protection legislation in six Southern African countries including Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It aims to encourage a diverse range of stakeholders to engage in the hunger and vulnerability debate. It would be useful for anyone with an interest in poverty alleviation, social protection and vulnerable groups. The site also provides its briefs and leaflets in Portuguese

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