Protecting Africa’s Future: Livelihood-Based Socia; Protection for Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in East and Southern Africa

A policy brief presents a series of Regional Inter-Agency Task Team for Children (RIATT) and FAO recommendations on drafting stand-alone social protection policies to fill gaps in protection of children and strengthening existing policy frameworks. There are four types of social protection, these are: protective social assistance for the poor such as disability, preventive measures to avert poverty such as food –for-work schemes, promotion income enhancement through activities including agricultural training for youth, and transformative approach to addressing social inequality and exclusion through awareness campaigns. Read more here.

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