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The cash dividend the rise of cash transfer programs in Sub-Saharan Africa

Marito Garcia 1951- Charity G Moore; World Bank.

c2012

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  • Title:
    The cash dividend the rise of cash transfer programs in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Author: Marito Garcia 1951-
  • Charity G Moore; World Bank.
  • Description: Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Overview; The Growing Use of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa; The Review of Cash Transfers, an Emerging Safety Net in Africa; Results of the Review; Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead; Note; References; Chapter 1 Cash Transfers; The Recent Increase in Cash Transfers around the World; Increased Interest in Cash Transfers in Sub-Saharan Africa; The Review of Cash Transfers, an Emerging Safety Net in Africa; What Are Cash Transfer Programs?; Cash Transfers within the Social Protection System; Remainder of the Book; Notes
    ReferencesChapter 2 The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa; Social Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa; Catalysts for the Growth of CT Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa; Increased Focus on Social Protection and Cash Transfers within Sub-Saharan Africa; Trends in Cash Transfer Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Strategic Issues; Conclusions; Notes; References; Chapter 3 Design and Implementation of Cash Transfers in Sub-Saharan Africa; The Varying Objectives of Sub-Saharan Africa's CT Programs; Targeting Features of Cash Transfers in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Client Registration: A Key Issue for Cash TransfersProgram Benefits: How Much Was Transferred to Households?; Cash Payment Systems; Conditional versus Unconditional Cash Transfers; Graduation from Cash Transfer Programs; Monitoring and Accountability; Communication to Ensure Program Impact: Building Understanding, Ownership, and a Constituency of Support; Institutional Location, Coordination, and Capacity; Evidence from Program Evaluations: Filling the Gaps in Knowledge; Piloting of Cash Transfers before Expansion; Program Cost
    Building the Constituency for Domestic Support: Easing the Path to Scaling Up Cash TransfersThe Role of Development Partners in Program Initiation and Scale-Up; Conclusions; Notes; References; Chapter 4 Synthesis, Conclusions, and the Way Forward; Unique Program Characteristics of Cash Transfers in Sub-Saharan Africa; Knowledge Gaps and Areas for Future Research; Conclusions and the Road Ahead; Notes; References; Appendix A Detailed Reviews of Sub-Saharan Africa's Cash Transfer Programs; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cape Verde; Democratic Republic of Congo; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Ghana; Kenya
    LesothoMalawi; Mali; Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Nigeria; Rwanda; São Tomé and Príncipe; Senegal; The Seychelles; Somalia; Sierra Leone; South Africa; Swaziland; Tanzania; Zambia; Zimbabwe; Notes; References; Appendix B Overview Tables; References; Boxes; 1.1 Countries Included in the Desk Review; 1.2 The Economic Rationale for Cash Transfer Programs; 1.3 Additional References on Cash Transfer Programs; 1.4 The Roles of Social Protection: Protection, Prevention, and Promotion; 1.5 Additional References on Social Protection in Africa; 2.1 The African Union's Social Policy Framework
    2.2 The South African Grant System
    The Cash Dividend: The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa assimilates results of a thorough review of the recent use of cash transfer programs in Sub-Saharan Africa. Drawing from sources including program documentation, policy papers, peer-reviewed publications, and interviews, it paints a picture of the evolution and current state of cash transfers, which include unconditional and conditional cash transfers and emergency- and development-focused transfers. It presents analysis from data collected and describes broad trends in design features and implementation, including obj
  • Publication Date: c2012
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank
  • Format: 1 online resource (440 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-47632-0;ISBN 9786613476326;ISBN 0-8213-8898-3
  • Subjects: Transfer payments -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Case studies; Economic assistance -- Africa, Sub-Saharan; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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