Recent years have seen a perceptible increase in interest in social safety nets within developing countries. Although many critics have questioned social safety-nets as something politically expedient, stigmatizing and highly inadequate to prime concerns of the poor, the necessity of such nets was never really discarded in practice.
Going to school was never a real possibility for the children in the village of Alutila, a remote hamlet that houses a smattering of villages inmore
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Working in partnership with the Government of Bangladesh and UN Habitat, UNDP believes that these communities are best placed to identify their main priorities. more
At the Dhaka Social Protection Conference in late 2011, the Government of Bangladesh announced the preparation of a National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS). more
The objective of SISP is to strengthen policy and technical capacity within key Government agencies in Bangladesh. The project has a definitive focus on inclusive, pro-poor economic policy, and aims to build Government capacity for sustainable environmental planning to secure a balanced and equitable future. more
Featured PublicationsSocial Safety Nets in Bangladesh Volume 2
Social Safety Nets (SSNs) have emerged as an essential component in the fight
against poverty. Initially focused only on protection goals, they are now
increasingly combining promotional goals.
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