Social Protection Index for Committed Poverty Reduction

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Social Protection Index for Committed Poverty Reduction. Social protection is increasingly seen as an important and, to a large extent, a missing aspect of globalization. iv SOCIAL PROteCtIOn Index fOR COmmItted POVeRty ReduCtIOn VOL. The Social Protection Index for Asian Countries 85 A. General 85 B.

Country SPI Values and Rankings 85 C.

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The Relationship between the SPI, the SPSIs, the. Social Protection Index for Committed Poverty Reduction Social protection is increasingly seen as an important and, to a large extent, a missing aspect of globalization.

To date, there have been few cross-country assessments of social protection in developing countries. This book is the result of a research financed by Asian Development.

0 SOCIAL PROteCtIOn Index fOR COmmItted POVeRty ReduCtIOn VOL. aged + years for the elderly, the number of disabled in the country, and the total population for health coverage. In other cases, such as for the labor market programs, the target population is.

Social protection is increasingly seen as an important and, to a large extent, a missing aspect of globalization. To date, there have been few cross-country assessments of social protection in developing countries.

This book is the result of a research financed by Asian Development Bank's Cooperation Fund in Support of the Formulation and Implementation of National Poverty Reduction Author: Kazi Saleh Ahmed, Bob Baulch, Saurav Dev Bhatta, Narantuya Danzan, Thang Nguyen, Hoang Xuan Quyen, A.

10 social protection index for committed poverty reduction v ol. 2 • P rograms that benefit communities as a whole rather than individual households—e.g., social funds.

Social Protection – An Essential Element For Poverty Reduction. Social protection is a broad concept, which includes the social security systems. This report analyzes comprehensive data on government social protection programs in 35 countries in Asia and the Pacific.

ADB used its Social Protection Index to help assess the nature and the effectiveness of these programs, as well as to facilitate cross-country comparisons. Countries with stronger social protection and assistance institutions show lower rates of poverty and vulnerability, and are more resilient in the face of economic and social transformation.

Armando Barrientos is Professor and Research Director at the Brooks World Poverty Institute. The Revised Social Protection Index: Methodology and Handbook. The Social Protection Index is a useful analytical and assessment tool for countries’ social protection programs.

This document offers guidance for preparing social protection country assessments, which can pave the ground for further activities. SOCIAL PROTECTION INDEX FOR COMMITTED POVERTY REDUCTION Seoul, 11 December over countries Complementary and Private Pensions 60 countries Survey on trends (reforms) Legislation ISSA Documentation Centre Collection of statistical data on social.

DEFINING AN AGENDA FOR POVERTY REDUCTION 35 Poverty and Social Protection: The DFID Approach A. de Haan and S.

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Conlin The International Development Targets reflect the international development commu-nity’s commitment to poverty alleviation.

The targets indicate the consensus that pov. Sixth, countries with higher levels of social spending experienced faster reductions in poverty. Fig. 6, Fig. 7 show, respectively, the levels of both the poverty headcount and the poverty gap for two country groups: the top and bottom 50% of the distribution of social spending, as a ratio of total government Spending.

The level of poverty varies considerably from country to country, Cited by: 1. Public Finance for Poverty Reduction Concepts and Case Studies from Africa and Latin America Social Protection Incidence and Expenditures, Committed Debt Relief under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative Assumed Delivery of Traditional and HIPC Debt Relief, –21 Short- and Long-Term Deficit-Debt.

Conclusion – Social protection, the development process and poverty reduction. Figure 1 below represents the role of effective social protection policy in promoting a developmental process. The primary linkages are that social protection policy can act to strengthen social cohesion, human development and livelihoods.

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Poverty reduction has been a key priority of international development agencies for decades. This is exemplified by the poverty reduction strategies in the s, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the s and now the upcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), where poverty reduction remains Goal number 1.

Social protection File Size: 95KB. While the significance of social protection to combating poverty by protecting people from falling into poverty and promoting poverty exits, and to spur Author: Armando Barrientos.

Social protection index for committed poverty reduction. Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, (OCoLC) Online version: Social protection index for committed poverty reduction. Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, (OCoLC) Material Type.

Social protection expenditure and poverty 17 Conclusion 21 Extending social protection in low-income countries 21 Social protection and welfare regimes 21 Annex 1. Poverty Measures 23 Annex 2: Sources of Poverty Data for Comparative Research 24 Annex 3: A Note on Government Social Protection Expenditure Data 25 Bibliography Voipio Y.

Social Protection for Poverty Reduction: The OECD/DAC/POVNET View. IDS Bulletin, 38 (3), pp. Weber, A. (Ed.) (). Social Protection Index for Committed Poverty Reduction. Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines. World Bank, August (). The contribution of social protection to the millennium development goals.

UNICEF has long been committed to universal approaches to social protection for children as enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Timo Voipio is Chair of the Poverty Reduction Network (POVNET), OECD-DAC Paris, and Senior Adviser for Global Social Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Finland.

Richard Wilkinson is Professor Emeritus of Social Epidemiology at the University of Nottingham. Jennifer Yablonski is Social Protection Specialist at the Social. Yet poverty reduction has been slow and South Asia has the largest number of people under poverty than any other region in the world.

Professor Sobhan shows that persistent poverty in the region derives from the unjust nature of social order which effectively exclude the poor from equitable opportunities for participating in the development.

The Role of Social Protection in Reducing Poverty in Ghana. The National Social Protection Policy under preparation establishes objectives, scope, and institutional and administrative arrangements that are designed to enhance the complementarities and coordination of the SP system, the objective being to halve extreme poverty by Social protection is one of the key responses to reducing poverty and supporting inclusive economic growth.

Social protection can take the form of cash and food transfers, an income generating asset (such as livestock), cash-for-work or other transfers. Social protection systems help the poor and vulnerable cope with crises and shocks, find jobs, invest in the health and education of their children, and protect the aging population.

Protecting Aging Societies. A Nonfinancial Defined Contribution pension scheme allows countries to address poverty in an aging population. Social protection and poverty reduction around the World. This section will set out the basic facts of social protection around the world.

In particular, we will present quantitative estimates for the impact of social protection programs on poverty and inequality, which in turn depends on their efficiency and the adequacy of resources devoted Cited by: Social protection is broadly understood to encompass a range of public programs which provided insurance and transfers in cash or in kind.

Sometimes the term “social security” is used interchangeably with “social protection”.9 Different programs are included in different sources of information, making comparability Size: KB.

Analyses by ADB (aADB (, b show that countries with wider social protection coverage and reach observe lower poverty in general. A recent analysis by Fiszbein et al. () also suggests. Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a research and policy non-profit that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems.

IPA brings together researchers and decision-makers to design, rigorously evaluate, and refine these solutions and their applications, ensuring that the evidence created is used to improve the. Burundi - Poverty note: prospects for social protection in a crisis economy (English) Abstract.

As of lateBurundi fell into a political and economic crisis. Even though some improvements are beginning to show, such as the embargo suspension in Januarythe poverty situation has definitely worsened since the beginning of the crisis.

Poverty Alleviation. Poverty reduction is one of the world's most important challenges, and it is proposed the private sector has an important role to play in creating the economic growth, employment and purchasing options needed for significant poverty reduction. From: The Private Sector's Role in Poverty Reduction in Asia, Related terms.

Analyses the different experiences of the role of social dialogue in planning and implementation the poverty reduction strategy policies. Focuses on the experiences of countries such as Cambodia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia and Tanzania.

Contains practical tools to help enable practitioners (principally but not only ILO constituents) to engage in poverty reduction Cited by: 5.