News - Part 2

IASPD 12 – What is Brazil’s “Cadastro Único” (Unified Registry) for social programs and how does it work?

WHAT IS BRAZIL’S “CADASTRO ÚNICO” (UNIFIED REGISTRY) SOCIAL PROGRAMS AND HOW DOES IT WORK? The Brazilian Unified Registry was the main tool that enabled the Government of Brazil to identify the most pressing needs of the extremely poor segment of our population, and to deliver the programs and services required by this population. After the…

Fighting Poverty With Actual Evidence: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

External Link:… This Podcast evaluates one of the most important and controversial questions in the fight against poverty: what’s the best way to help poor people stop being poor? It also features a discussion that Stephen Dubner recently moderated in New York City with Richard Thaler and Dean Karlan. Thaler is an economist at the…

Asha Williams-The World Bank

ASHA WILLIAMS Social Protection Consultant Human Development Department Latin America and Caribbean Region World Bank Asha Williams provides feedback on the Third Caribbean Workshop on Social Protection and International Cooperation held in Barbados, September 2013.

COLOMBIA – Red Unidos (Unidos Network), National policy for the eradication of extreme poverty

File: colombia_red_unidos.pptx File Created On: October, 2013 Topics: Financial Inclusion, Income Generation & Employment, Social Interest Housing, Gender, Differential Approach to Ethnic Groups Type of Resource: Presentation

Costa Rica: Conditional Cash Transfer Programs—AVANCEMOS

File: PDF icon costa_rica_-_programa_avancemos_eng.pdf File Created On: August, 2013 Member country affiliation: Costa Rica Sectors: Education Topics: Conditional Cash Transfers Keywords: poverty reduction