Social safety networks have an important role in addressing chronic poverty. However, how they are implemented matters on good targeting and administration. If done appropriately, spending on social security networks is modest and subject to donor funding.
This presentation is based on AMA Innovation Lab projects for the Poverty Traps Conference. This conference is a gathering point for USAID and other development assistant agencies to connect the poor to economic growth.
This presentation was presented by Margaret Grosh from The World Bank on February 26, 2009 at Washington, DC.