Cash for work

"Cash transfers distributed to vulnerable individuals or households in exchange for labour.” Source: Barrientos, A. et al. 2007 . " Social Assistance in Developing Countries Database - Version 3.0". The University of Manchester Overseas Development Institute. < >. Accessed 13 May 2020.

Cash Plus

"Cash Plus refers to complementary programming where cash transfers are combined with other modalities or activities. Complementary interventions may be implemented by the same agency/agencies providing cash transfers, or potentially by other agencies working in collaboration. Examples might include provision of training and/or livelihood inputs, or behavioural change communication programmes." Source: European Commission. 2019. " Tools and Methods Series Reference Document No. 26: Social...

Cash transfers

“Cash transfers are direct, regular and predictable non-contributory cash payments that help poor and vulnerable households to raise and smooth incomes. The term encompasses a range of instruments (e.g. social pensions, child grants or public works programmes) and a spectrum of design, implementation and financing options.” See also: Social Assistance Source: Arnold, C. et al . 2011. "Cash Transfers Literature Review". Policy Division , April 2011. Department for International Development (DFID...

Categorical Targeting (Targeting Method)

“Categorical targeting consists in selecting individuals belonging to a certain category of people using observable characteristics that do not require the collection of a large amount of data.” Source: Cirillo, C., Györi, M., Veras Soares, F. (2017). ‘ Targeting Social Protection and Agricultural Interventions – The potential for synergies ’, IPC-IG Working Paper, October 2017.

Child Health

"Children’s health is the extent to which individual children or groups of children are able or enabled to (a) develop and realize their potential, (b) satisfy their needs, and (c) develop the capacities that allow them to interact successfully with their biological, physical, and social environments." Source: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. 2004. "Children's Health, the Nation's Wealth: Assessing and Improving Child Health". Washington: The National Academies Press. <...

Child Labour

"The term “child labour” is often defined as work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development. (...) The worst forms of child labour involves children being enslaved, separated from their families, exposed to serious hazards and illnesses and/or left to fend for themselves on the streets of large cities – often at a very early age. Whether or not particular forms of “work” can be called “child labour”...

Child-sensitive social protection

"Child-sensitive Social Protection (CSSP) includes all social protection measures that address children’s needs and rights and which improve elements of child well-being. It is an approach under which all social protection measures aim to maximise impacts and minimise any possible harms for girls and boys, across all ages, by systematically incorporating child risk and benefit (impact) analysis into each stage of policy and programme design, implementation and monitoring. It recognises and...

Commodity vouchers

"Commodity vouchers are exchanged for a fixed quantity and quality of specified goods or services at participating vendors. Commodity vouchers share some similarities with in-kind aid in that they restrict and specify the assistance received, but it is accessed at local markets through traders" Source : European Commision. 2019. "Tools and Methods Series Reference Document No. 26: Social Protection across the Humanitarian-Development Nexus. A Game Changer in Supporting People through Crises"...

Community-Based Targeting (Targeting Method)

“Community-based targeting selects eligible households by the assessment of a selected team of community members and leaders.” Source: Cirillo, C., Györi, M., Veras Soares, F. (2017). ‘ Targeting Social Protection and Agricultural Interventions – The potential for synergies ’, IPC-IG Working Paper, October 2017.

Comsumption and expenditure

In the context of social protection, consumption and expenditure relates to a group of people's (e.g.: beneficiaries of a programme) choices in these areas.