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SungKyu Kim

Research Officer



Centre for Social Protection

Supporting a global network of partners working to mainstream social protection in development policy and encouraging social protection systems and instruments that are comprehensive, long-term, sustainable and pro-poor.


Journal Article

Assets, ‘Asset-ness’ and Graduation

IDS Bulletin Vol. 46 Nos. 2

Asset-based approaches – usually involving asset transfers and/or asset building – are increasingly central to thinking about poverty alleviation, social protection, graduation and livelihood resilience. Although the notion of assets is well established in the literature, the meanings of...

19 March 2015

SungKyu Kim’s recent work


Rural Futures

The big development issues of the coming decades, including inequality, sustainability, exclusion and security, all have specific and critically important rural dimensions. Rural societies, economies and areas face challenges and opportunities that can be qualitatively different from their...