What is Social Protection?

Targeting error

"Targeting seeks to ensure that the resources of social transfer programmes are directed only to intended beneficiaries, so as to minimise the coverage of those not intended to be beneficiaries (errors of inclusion) and the non-coverage of intended beneficiaries (errors of exclusion)".

Source: Slater, R. and Farrington, J. 2009. "Targeting of Social Transfers: A review for DFID". Overseas Development Institute. <https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/odi-assets/publications-opini.... Accessed 03 September 2020.