Africa's Experience with Safety Net Programs: Cash Transfers, Food Transfers and Workfare programs

Oct 2000
This presentation was commissioned by the Poverty Reduction and Social Protection Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the Preparatory Meeting celebrated on October 19th and 20th, 2000 in Washington, D.C. Rare in Africa Region ¿.and for obvious reasons: Information requirements prohibitive, Fiscally unsustainable, administratively difficult to implement. Only two countries have one significant cash transfers: social pension in South Africa and Namibia.