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Can social safety nets cure monga in North West Bangladesh?

Can social safety nets cure monga in North West Bangladesh?

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Published by Institute of Microfinance in Dhaka .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementShahidur R. Khandker, M. Abdul Khaleque, Hussain A. Samad
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p.
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25079972M
LC Control Number2011350588

Khandker, Shahidur R. & Khaleque, M. Abdul & Samad, Hussain A., "Can social safety nets alleviate seasonal deprivation? evidence from northwest Bangladesh," Policy Research Working Paper Series , The World Bank. Shahidur R. Khandker & Abdul Khaleque & Hussain A. Samad, "Can Social Safety Nets Cure Monga in North West Bangladesh?   Social Safety Nets in Bangladesh. and minor programs. We have used an annual program size of Taka 50 crores in year to distinguish between major programs (in excess of Taka 50 crores.

Social Safety Nets in Bangladesh: An Analytical Inventory Part D 10 Rationale for an Analytical Inventory From its historical moorings in food rations and post-disaster relief, social safety nets in Bangladesh have graduated to a mainstream social and developmental concern. Over time, there has been a proliferation of safety net programs. National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) of Bangladesh The Cabinet meeting held on 10th September entrusted the General Economics Division (GED) of the Planning Commission to prepare the National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) under the guidance of a Central Monitoring Committee (CMC) for the Social Safety Net Programmes Chaired by the.

research project on ‘Social Safety Nets in Bangladesh’, which provides an Despite the burgeoning focus on social safety nets on the part of both government and non-government actors, independent and comprehensive assessments on results have been relatively limited. Most of these focus. Social Safety Net Programme (SSNP) at Local Level of Bangladesh: Focus on Old Age Safety Net Programmes in Bangladesh SSNPs in Bangladesh, identify the basic necessity of the individuals District of Bangladesh namely No. 2 Durgapur (North) Union, No. 6File Size: KB.


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Can social safety nets cure monga in North West Bangladesh? Download PDF EPUB FB2

Is a platform for academics to share research papers. Safety net programs in Bangladesh have been contributing to the reduction of poverty and vulnerability by addressing a range of population groups through different forms of assistance.

These include the provision of income security for the elderly, widows and persons-with-disabilities, generating temporary employment for working age men and.

Most o f the social safety-net programs currently in place in northwest Bangladesh aim to help beneficiaries cope with seasonal deprivation specifically and longer-term poverty more generally.

Can Social Safety Nets Cure Monga in North West Bangladesh. Bookmark| Download | Views: Shahidur R. Khandker, M. Abdul Khaleque and Hussain A. Samad: December, Dynamics of Poverty in Rural Bangladesh: A Research Framework Bookmark| Download | Views: S.

Osmani and Binayak Sen: April, prevention and mitigation strategies. These programs include safety nets, social insurance (e.g., pensions, unemployment) and labor market policies/programs.

Well-functioning safety nets are an important element of the SP strategy. Bangladesh relies on a range of informal and formal instruments to mitigate the risk of falling. A meaningful review of the role of social safety nets in Bangladesh - their evolution over time and current status - demands a proper appreciation of the poverty scenario in Bangladesh.

- first published in the Journal of Social Studies - Sebastian Zug, "Monga - Seasonal Food Insecurity in Bangladesh - Bringing the Information Together" in The Journal of Social Studies, No.July-Sept. Centre for Social Studies, Dhaka. Monga or seasonal food insecurity is not a new phenomenon in rural Bangladesh, but the.

The Old Age Allowance Program was introduced by the government of Bangladesh to protect the vulnerable elder people from insecurity during The main purposes of this program are to strengthen the mental force of the aged persons, increase their status in the family and society, and bring back their sense of security in the society through Cited by: 1.

PRSP, and well-functioning safety nets as an important element of the social protection strategy to cope with poverty. Today Bangladesh spends less than % of GDP on safety nets - about half of the 1% of GDP spent in the late s. The country has a patchwork of safety net programs (e.g., cash and in kind transfers, micro-credit.

People's Perception on Safety Net Programmes: A Qualitative Analysis of Social Protection in Bangladesh PREFACE Social protection is a basic human rights and it is proclaimed in the United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).File Size: 1MB. Despite Bangladesh’s remarkable in the past decade, one-third of the population still live in poverty.

There are number of public social safety net programs to support the poor and vulnerable. One, supported by the World Bank, aims to benefit 18 million people. This paper examines the role of social safety-net programs in Bangladesh run by the government and nongovernmental organizations to mitigate seasonal deprivation in the country's highly vulnerable northwest region.

Specifically, the paper explores whether social safety nets are limited to averting seasonal deprivation or can also address Cited by: 1Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh 2* Institute of Educational Development, BRAC University, Bangladesh *Corresponding author email: @ Abstract Social Safety Nets (SSNs) and the wider topic of Social Protection have assumed a centrality within the development literature in recent Size: KB.

Macroeconomic Implications of Social Safety Nets in the Context of Bangladesh Md. Ashiq Iqbal ∗ Towfiqul Islam Khan. ∗ Tazeen Tahsina ∗ Introduction Social safety net is a measure taken by the government in order to prevent the vulnerable section of its population to fall beyond a certain level of poverty.

Social safety netFile Size: KB. Supporting the Safety Net Programs for Food Security in Bangladesh Social Protection Project Briefs To protect the poor and vulnerable from the surge in food prices, there was a need to further strengthen these safety net programs with an emphasis on targeting efficiency, increasing spending and.

[Social Safety Nets in Bangladesh] | This report looks at the overall structure of Social Security Net Plans in Bangladesh and their poverty impact at a macroeconomic level. The main objective of the study is to look into the overall impact of the existing safety net programs on poverty reduction in Bangladesh.

Social Safety Net (SSN) refers to the programmes mainly undertaken by the state to assist the poor and the disadvantaged of the community. In Bangladesh, no such programme was there during the nineteen seventies except for some food assisted activities. There were nothing-called unemployment benefits, which are given in advanced countries and later introduced in Bangladesh.

Khandker SR, Khaleque A, Samad H. () Can social safety nets cure Monga in North West Bangladesh. Working paper no. 10, Institute of Microfinance, Bangladesh Google Scholar Khondker RK () Food poverty and consequent vulnerability of children: a comparative study of ethnic minorities and monga -affected households in by: 6.

The State of Social Safety Nets The State of Social Safety Nets past and ongoing social safety net programmes in Bangladesh (Section III). It is preceded by a discussion on the country context for a better appreciation of the need for social safety net programmes in Bangladesh (Section II).

Section IV identifies the major lessons learned from such programmes and their policy Size: 1MB. ‘Monga’ in northern region of Bangladesh: a study on people’s survival strategies and coping capacities Shitangsu Kumar Paul 1*,Md.

Nazir Hossain2 & Shudarshan Kumar Ray3 1Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Rajshahi, RajshahiBangladesh; 2 Department of Geography and Enviroment, Shahjalal.Lastly, Bangladesh can make better use of social safety net coverage and human capital formation to sustain poverty reduction.

There remains much potential for improving the linkage between safety nets and poverty reduction through improved design, targeting and timing of safety net responses.

In addition, education remains a key pathway toFile Size: 1MB.Home IFPRI Publications Safety nets in Bangladesh: Which form of transfer is most beneficial?

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