What is Social Protection?

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.