Building an integrated and digital social protection information system (Technical paper)

Technical Paper

Developing a digital and integrated information system is a crucial step in building a national social protection system. It enables the flow and management of information within the social protection sector and between social protection and other sectors such as education, health, agriculture, humanitarian and disaster risk management (DRM). A digital and integrated social protection information system is expected to better serve the needs of the people, by focusing on the following outcomes: Inclusion, efficiency and effectiveness, accuracy and integrity, accountability and citizen empowerment. This Concept Paper presents potential outcomes, key challenges, key risks and the building blocks of an digital and integrated information system including critical design and implementation choices.