Programme objectives

To renovate rural infrastructure 

References
Ministry of Finance. 2017. Bangladesh Economic Review 2017, ch. 13 – Poverty Alleviation. Dhaka: Bangladesh Government Press. <https://mof.portal.gov.bd/sites/default/files/files/mof.portal.gov.bd/page/e8bc0eaa_463d_4cf9_b3be_26ab70a32a47/Ch-13%20%28English-2017%29_Final.pdf>. Accessed 06 August 2018.
Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
FFW was expected to be substituted by the WFM programme, but after being initially defunded, FFW received new funds from the revised 2017-18 budget
Start date
2017
References
World Bank. 2017. “International Development Association Project Paper on a Proposed Additional Financing and Restructuring in the Amount of SDR 174.10 million (USD 245.00 million equivalent) to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh for the Safety Net Systems for the Poorest Project).” Report No. PAD245. <http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/367281513566026030/pdf/Bangladesh-Safety-Net-PAD2451-PAD-11282017.pdf>. Accessed 06 August 2018.
Programme components
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Geographical Targeting
Targeted areas
Rural areas
References
Personal communication.
Target groups
Working-age population
Eligibility criteria
People who own at most 50 acres of land and those affected by river erosion or natural disasters
References
Personal communication.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Wages are paid in cash or their food equivalent
Amount of benefits
8 kg of rice/wheat or money equivalent to 7 hours of work
References
Personal communication.
Payment/delivery frequency
 
Benefit delivery mechanism
Cash is disbursed directly to the beneficiaries
References
SPFMSP Project. 2017. A Research Study On Government Payment System for Social Protection in Bangladesh. Dhaka: SPFMSP. <http://spfmsp.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/1.-Report-on-Payment-System_FINAL.compressed.pdf>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Benefit recipients
Beneficiaries themselves
References
SPFMSP Project. 2017. A Research Study On Government Payment System for Social Protection in Bangladesh. Dhaka: SPFMSP. <http://spfmsp.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/1.-Report-on-Payment-System_FINAL.compressed.pdf>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
 
Coverage
15.18 lac (1 lac = 100,000)/man-month (2018-19)
References
Ministry of Finance. 2018a. Social Safety Net Programmes - Budget 2017-18, 2017-18 (Revised) & Budget 2018-19. <https://mof.portal.gov.bd/sites/default/files/files/mof.portal.gov.bd/page/672e3d4d_09bb_4205_9afd_843de55481d1/Safety%20net_English_18-19.xl.pdf>. Accessed 12 July 2018.
Programme expenditure
BDT720.00 crore (1 crore = 10 million) in the 2018-19 fiscal year
References
Ministry of Finance. 2018a. Social Safety Net Programmes - Budget 2017-18, 2017-18 (Revised) & Budget 2018-19. <https://mof.portal.gov.bd/sites/default/files/files/mof.portal.gov.bd/page/672e3d4d_09bb_4205_9afd_843de55481d1/Safety%20net_English_18-19.xl.pdf>. Accessed 12 July 2018.
Institutions and agencies involved
Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief. The programme receives support from the World Bank.
References
World Bank. 2017. “International Development Association Project Paper on a Proposed Additional Financing and Restructuring in the Amount of SDR 174.10 million (USD 245.00 million equivalent) to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh for the Safety Net Systems for the Poorest Project).” Report No. PAD245. <http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/367281513566026030/pdf/Bangladesh-Safety-Net-PAD2451-PAD-11282017.pdf>. Accessed 06 August 2018.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
 
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Stakeholder
Population Group
Working age group