Universal Social Protection: Economic and productive impacts of national cash transfers programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa

This brief brings together the critical mass of evidence emerging from recent rigorous impact evaluations of government-run cash transfer programmes in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These assessments have been developed under the Transfer Project/ From Protection to Production (PtoP) initiative, led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in partnership with national governments and research organizations.