Is graduation from Social Safety Nets Possible? Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
To most people, graduation means leaving a school or university after completing a programme of study, once the learner has acquired a set of skills that is expected to equip them for a higher-income future livelihood.
In the development discourse, graduation means leaving a social protection programme after reaching a wellbeing threshold, once the participant has acquired a set of resources that is expected to equip them for a higher-income future livelihood. While poverty reduction is not a new idea, programming for graduation is a relatively new concept
Publication date: 2015
Journal: IDS Bulletin
Peer reviewed: YES