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Evidence from the Zambian Child Grant Programme
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Author(s)

Audrey Pereira

 

Publication date: IRB_2016_05

Publication series:
Innocenti Research Briefs

No. of pages: 3

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Abstract

The majority of cash transfers in developing countries focus on conditional cash transfers and typically include beneficiary co-responsibilities as a condition for receiving transfers, such as children’s school attendance or growth-monitoring visits. However, in sub-Saharan Africa cash transfer programmes are mostly unconditional, and have the potential to impact households across a wider range of social and productive domains. This Brief summarizes the Zambian Child Grant Programme and looks at the impacts on recipient households.

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