Social protection transfers for chronically poor people

Social protection policies aim to address both  severe  and  long-term  poverty,  and to  reduce vulnerability,  and  are  thus  one of the most significant areas of policy for chronically and severely poor people. good social protection addresses both factors that push people into poverty and those which keep them there. It can help both poor people and countries move out of ‘low equilibrium poverty traps’, where they are producing low-value added products with limited returns.

Author: Rachel Marcus

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