Transfer Project Workshop 2019
A 3-day gathering of social protection experts & stakeholders to promote cross-country learning on cash transfers
The Transfer Project Workshop 2019 was held in Arusha (Tanzania) from 2-4 April, bringing together over 130 participants, including researchers, policy-makers, academics and development partners, from 20 different countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Over three days, participants discussed the latest evidence and shared their experiences of social protection research generation and policy-making. Explore presentations, posters, and photos from the workshop below!
- Summary Article
- Participant List
- Twitter Highlights
- Workshop Photos
- Concept Note
- Presenters Reply to Your Questions
- Workshop Brief
- Presentation Micro-Summaries
- The Workshop Newsletter
DAY 1: LONG-TERM POVERTY REDUCTION & THE POLITICAL ECONOMY
- The Transfer Project: Reflections After Ten Years
- Graduation from Poverty versus Graduating from Social Protection
- Do Conditional Cash Transfers Improve Economic Outcomes in the Next Generation? Evidence from Mexico
- Long-Term Impacts of Conditional Cash Transfers: Review of the Evidence
- Evidence on Graduation in Practice: Concern Worldwide’s Graduation Programme in Rwanda
- In search of the holy grail: Can unconditional cash transfers graduate households out of poverty?
- Economic & Productive Impacts of Cash Transfers & Implications for Rural Livelihoods
- Direct & Indirect Impacts of an Unconditional Cash Transfer Programme: Zimbabwe’s Harmonized Social Cash Transfer
- Impact Evaluation of the Child Grants Programme & SPRINGS
- The Politics of Social Protection in Africa
“The impact evaluation report of the Social Cash Transfer Programme is “the bible” for my ministry!” – Government Official Participant
DAY 2: EVIDENCE FROM AROUND THE REGION
- Tanzania’s Productive Social Safety Net Programme
- Social Safety Nets & Women’s Wellbeing in Africa: Are we moving the bar?
- Impacts of Ghana LEAP 1000 through a gendered lens
- Cash Transfers, Polygamy & IPV: Experimental evidence from Mali
- Cash Transfers, Productive Investment & Child Work
- Child Work in the Karamoja ECD Cash or Food Transfer Programme
- Child Labour in Ethiopia: Are cash transfers making a difference?
- Evaluation of Nutrition Improvements through Cash & Health Education Program in Kenya
- Improved Nutrition through Integrated Basic Social Services & Social Cash Transfer Impact Evaluation
- The impact of Ghana LEAP 1000 on NHIS enrolment & morbidity
“[Evidence] had a backseat in the way we were doing things, but now I realise that it should be put in the forefront. You cannot create a social protection policy without evidence.” – Government Official Participant
DAY 3: EVIDENCE TO ACTION
- How to get the most out of a Q2 research study
- Evaluating a poverty reduction & climate change adaption program: PROEZA Paraguay
- Providing off-grid energy solutions to the most vulnerable through cash support
- Ethiopia’s Urban ‘Cash Plus’ Pilot: Health Insurance System Linkages
- Mali’s Cash Plus Programme
- Burkina Faso: A Cash Plus Programme
- Mozambique’s ‘Cash & Care’ Child Grant
- Nutrition Cash for Households with Malnourished Children in Mangochi District
- The Extraordinary Potential of the Demographic Dividend
- Transfer Project Workshop 2019: Closing Remarks
We held a poster session to give workshop participants an opportunity to showcase their ongoing work. See how social protection works in Tanzania, Kenya, & Madagascar. Explore fascinating work on cost effective social protection, Zanzibar’s Universal Pension Scheme, cash plus in Kenya, & Productive Labour in Madagascar.
Learn how social protection can help young people by reducing violence against youth in Zimbabwe and helping adolescents to transition to adulthood in Malawi.
Discover studies from Ethiopia on improved nutrition, graduation, & access to services for homeless & disabled people. Find out how administrative data can be used to inform cash transfer programming and scale-up cash transfers.
Amidst the camaraderie at the Transfer Project Workshop, we remembered our colleague, friend and Transfer Project supporter Harry Mwamlima from Malawi who passed away earlier this year.