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Social Protection Digital Resources

A consortium consisting of the Development Planning Unit (DPU) of University College, University of London (UCL) , Adi Grat University in Northern Ethiopia and the Pastoral and Environmental Network in the Horn of Africa (PENHA) have secured a grant of €301,436 from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). The project name is the Social Protection for Inclusive Development in Afar Region of Ethiopia (SPIDA).

The overall aim of this two-year SPIDA project is to evaluate existing policies and practices and to come up with new and alternative options to accelerate livelihood improvement among the Pastoralist of Afar Region in Ethiopia.

The project focuses on designing ways by which inclusive growth could better be attained through different measures of social protection. It will do this by assessing the social institutions and the impacts of the Productive Safety Net Program in the Afar Region by mapping out challenges and policy learning opportunities.

Therefore, this section is developed to complement the research work in progress and make available the resoureces related to social protection, safety net, pastoralism and rural development to the wider reader who can use the materials for their research and policy formulation processes. The section are categorised on Ethiopia, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and Global perspectives. 

SPIDA RESEARCH, POLICY AND PRACTICE RESOURCES

SPIDA WORKING PAPER SERIES

Status and Determinants of Poverty and Income Inequality in Pastoral and Agro-pastoral Communities: Householdbased Evidence from Afar Regional State, Ethiopia 

The impact of the productive safety net on livelihoods among the Afar pastoralist and agro-pastoralist communities in Ethiopia: Key findings and policy directions (to be published end of June 2018)

Exploring the implications of formal and informal social protection practices among the Afar communities in Ethiopia 

Social Protection for Inclusive Development in Afar Region of Ethiopia: Participatory Rural Appraisal Report

Critical reflections on safety net policies and practices with respect to social protection among pastoral peoples in Sub-Saharan Africa

Conference Proceedings: Social protection as a pathway for inclusive development among the pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Africa [Revised version]

 Social protection as a pathway for inclusive development among the pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Africa

Policy Brief: Social protection among the Afar pastoralist communities in Ethiopia: Beyond survival towards transformation

Report on Samara Policy Dialogue: The Consultative workshop of SPIDA Research consortium and regional Stakeholders on PSNP in Afar Regional State, Ethiopia

BLOG CONTRIBUTION

Blog: Beyond Survival - Rethinking Safety Nets for Pastoralists in Ethiopia 

 

 

This section of the website, the digital library on social protection is supported by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). NWO is the funding organisation for the Social Protection for Inclusive Development in Afar Region of Ethiopia (SPIDA)