Centre for Social Protection

start date
4 September 2006

Social protection is a set of policies and programmes that reduce poverty and provide a safety net for the poorest and most marginalised people and communities.

The Centre for Social Protection (CSP) supports a global network of partners working to mainstream social protection in development policy and encourage social protection systems and instruments that are comprehensive, long-term, sustainable and pro-poor.

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Deepta Chopra

Research Fellow

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Dolf J.H. te Lintelo

Research Fellow and Cities Cluster Leader

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Gabriele Köhler

Honorary Associate

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Jeremy Lind

Research Fellow

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Keetie Roelen

Research Fellow / Co-Director, Centre for Social Protection

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Martin Greeley

Research Fellow

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Rachel Sabates-Wheeler

Research Fellow



Impact Evaluation for the UNICEF SCT Project in Oromia and SNNPR

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is collaborating with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) to conduct an impact evaluation of the Social Cash Transfer (SCT) programme in Oromia and SNNP Regions of Ethiopia for UNICEF Ethiopia.

Recent work

Journal Article

Effectiveness of Cash-plus Programmes on Early Childhood Outcomes Compared to Cash Transfers Alone: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis in Low- and Middle-income Countries

To strengthen the impact of cash transfers, these interventions have begun to be packaged as cash-plus programmes, combining cash with additional transfers, interventions, or services. The intervention’s complementary (“plus”) components aim to improve cash transfer effectiveness by...

Madison Little & 6 others

7 October 2021