Transfer Project Workshop 2019–Arusha, Tanzania
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.
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.