Social Fund for Development, SFD
To enhance the country’s social safety net and to contribute to reducing poverty and achieving Yemen’s development goals
Legal framework: Law no. 10 of 1997
Note: Since 2015 the programme has suffered severe funding problems due to the conflict. However, SFD continued its mandate, specifically the CFW programme, with World Bank funding via UNDP. Information provided in this profile refers to programme design features and characteristics as they were until 2015. Please note that brief mentions to changes made after 2015 are included to reflect the programme’s shock-responsiveness.