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Leveraging social protection programs for improved nutrition : summary of evidence prepared for the global forum on nutrition-sensitive social protection programs, 2015 (English)

The global forum on nutrition-sensitive social protection programs, convened by securenutrition and the Russian Federation, brought together 150 donors, implementers, and country leaders to identify practical ways to link the nutrition and social protection agendas. ... See More +

Working Paper 106265 JUN 22, 2016

Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

Early warning, early action : the use of predictive tools in drought response through Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)

This paper investigates the use of early warning tools as part of Ethiopia's Disaster Risk Management framework. Analyzing, in particular, the Livelihoods, Early Assessment and Protection tool, Livelihood Integrated Assessment and Hotspots Assessments, the paper delineates the scope and objectives of existing early warning tools, their commonalities and limitations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7716 JUN 21, 2016

Drechsler,Mareile Beate Stephanie; Soer,Wolter Disclosed

Ethiopia - Fourth Productive Safety Nets Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Fourth Productive Safety Nets Project is to increased access to safety net and disaster risk management systems, complementary livelihoods services and nutrition support for food insecure households in rural Ethiopia. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1910 JUN 17, 2016

Disclosed

Strategic note : cash transfers in humanitarian contexts (English)

Upon request of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Principals at their meeting on December 11, 2015, the World Bank agreed to coordinate a process of reviewing key issues and options for significantly scaling up the use of multipurpose cash transfers (MPCTs; including digital cash and vouchers) in the humanitarian space. ... See More +

Working Paper 106449 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Nigeria - Youth Employment and Social Support Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of Youth Employment and Social Support Project for Nigeria is to increase access of the poor to youth employment opportunities, social services, and strengthened safety net systems in participating states. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1826 MAY 24, 2016

Disclosed

Tanzania - Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) Project for Tanzania is to create a comprehensive, efficient, well-targeted productive social safety net system for the poor and vulnerable section of the Tanzanian population. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1500 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Trust in government and support for redistribution (English)

In many countries safety nets consist predominantly of universal subsidies on food and fuel. A key question for policy makers willing to shift to targeted safety nets is under what conditions middle-class citizens would be supportive of redistributive programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7675 MAY 16, 2016

Silva,Joana C. G.; Morgandi,Matteo; Levin,Victoria Disclosed

Nigeria – National Social Safety Nets Project (English)

The development objective of the National Social Safety Nets Project for Nigeria is to provide access to targeted transfers to poor and vulnerable households under an expanded national social safety nets system. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1687 MAY 16, 2016

Disclosed

Lesotho - Social Assistance Project (English)

The development objective of Social Assistance Project for Lesotho is to support the Government of Lesotho in improving the efficiency and equity of selected social assistance programs. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1377 MAY 10, 2016

Disclosed

Guinea - Productive Social Safety Nets Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Productive Social Safety Nets Project for Guinea is to provide income support to vulnerable groups and to lay the foundations of a social safety nets strategy by testing some of the building blocks necessary for a larger system. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1768 MAY 09, 2016

Disclosed

Djibouti - Second Additional Financing to the Social Safety Net Project (English)

The development objectives of Second Additional Financing to the Social Safety Net Project for Djibouti are restructured as follows: (i)a scale-up of the nutrition and workfare activities to increase the number of beneficiaries and widen geographic coverage (extension of locations); and (ii) support implementation of the social registry and associated new activities to strengthen the social safety net system in Djibouti. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1756 MAY 09, 2016

French Disclosed

Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Germany-Turkey bilateral social security agreement (English)

The portability of social benefits is gaining importance given the increasing share of individuals working at least part of their life outside their home country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106233 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert; Fuchs,Michael J.; Pacaci Elitok,Secil; Dale,Pamela Disclosed

Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Austria-Turkey bilateral social security agreement (English)

The portability of social benefits is gaining importance given the increasing share of individuals working at least a part of their life outside their home country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106183 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert; Fuchs,Michael J.; Pacaci Elitok,Secil; Dale,Pamela Disclosed

Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Belgium-Morocco bilateral social security agreement (English)

The portability of social benefits is gaining importance given the increasing share of individuals working at least part of their life outside their home country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106184 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert; Wels,Jacques; Dale,Pamela Disclosed

Do bilateral social security agreements deliver on the portability of pensions and health care benefits? A summary policy paper on four migration corridors between EU and non-EU member states (English)

This policy paper summarizes four corridor studies on bilateral social security agreements (BSSAs) between four European Union (EU) member and two non-member states, draws conclusions on their results, and offers recommendations. ... See More +

Working Paper 106186 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert Disclosed

Sorting through the hype : exploring the interface between humanitarian assistance and safety nets (English)

Global interest around humanitarian and social protection issues is remarkable. These feature prominently in some of today’s most complex development challenges, whether supporting poor people in times of crises or providing them with a steady hand while pursuing opportunity. ... See More +

Brief 105769 MAY 01, 2016

Gentilini,Ugo Disclosed

Tanzania - Additional Financing for Third Social Action Fund Project : environmental assessment (English)

The development objective of the Additional Financing for Third Social Action Fund Project for Tanzania has been the most vulnerable groups through a series of interventions aimed at (i) protecting households supporting the poorest and from seasonal and unexpected shocks affecting their income and assets, (ii) providing them with tools to mitigate current poverty and vulnerability, and (iii) promoting them to improve their living standards and get out of food poverty. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2121 APR 22, 2016

Noorwalla,Khurshid Banu Disclosed

Cameroon - Social Safety Nets Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 104974 APR 20, 2016

Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Social Safety Nets and Employment Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Social Safety Nets and Employment Support Project (SSNESP) for Bosnia and Herzegovina were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, and the Bank and Borrower performance are moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3699 APR 19, 2016

Disclosed

Liberia - Social Safety Nets Project (English)

The objective of the Social Safety Nets Project for Liberia is to establish the key building blocks of a basic national safety net delivery system and provide income support to households who are both extremely poor and food insecure in the Republic of Liberia. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1617 APR 06, 2016

Disclosed

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Leveraging social protection programs for improved nutrition : summary of evidence prepared for the global forum on nutrition-sensitive social protection programs, 2015 (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 106265 Working Paper
Early warning, early action : the use of predictive tools in drought response through Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7716 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia - Fourth Productive Safety Nets Project : additional financing (English)
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JUN 17, 2016 PAD1910 Project Paper
Strategic note : cash transfers in humanitarian contexts (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106449 Working Paper
Nigeria - Youth Employment and Social Support Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 PAD1826 Project Paper
Tanzania - Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 PAD1500 Project Paper
Trust in government and support for redistribution (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 WPS7675 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria – National Social Safety Nets Project (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 PAD1687 Project Appraisal Document
Lesotho - Social Assistance Project (English)
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MAY 10, 2016 PAD1377 Project Appraisal Document
Guinea - Productive Social Safety Nets Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 PAD1768 Project Paper
Djibouti - Second Additional Financing to the Social Safety Net Project (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 PAD1756 Project Paper French
Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Germany-Turkey bilateral social security agreement (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106233 Working Paper
Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Austria-Turkey bilateral social security agreement (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106183 Working Paper
Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Belgium-Morocco bilateral social security agreement (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106184 Working Paper
Do bilateral social security agreements deliver on the portability of pensions and health care benefits? A summary policy paper on four migration corridors between EU and non-EU member states (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106186 Working Paper
Sorting through the hype : exploring the interface between humanitarian assistance and safety nets (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105769 Brief
Tanzania - Additional Financing for Third Social Action Fund Project : environmental assessment (English)
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APR 22, 2016 SFG2121 Environmental Assessment
Cameroon - Social Safety Nets Project (English)
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APR 20, 2016 104974 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Social Safety Nets and Employment Support Project (English)
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APR 19, 2016 ICR3699 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Liberia - Social Safety Nets Project (English)
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APR 06, 2016 PAD1617 Project Appraisal Document