This blog was originally featured through the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine's blog, Health Policy and Planning Debated: Amber Peterman (UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti) and Anastasia (Naomi) Neijhoft (UNICEF Mozambique), May 2017 Non-contributory social safety nets (SSNs), including cash and in-kind transfers, public works and […]

Interrogating the evidence: The potential for social safety nets to ...

Audrey Pereira, UNICEF Office of Research-Innocenti, December 2016 Food is a basic necessity of life. You probably know the grim statistics: one in four children are stunted, approximately half of all deaths among children under 5 are attributable to malnutrition, and in the developing world alone, 66 million children of primary school […]

Food for thought on measuring child food insecurity

Ben Davis, Food and Agriculture Organization, December 2016 FAO and UNICEF have recently launched a new book called From evidence to action: The story of cash transfers and impact evaluations in Sub-Saharan Africa. This book provides a detailed account of how cash transfers have expanded dramatically in the past two […]

From Evidence to Action