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Social Funds are multi-sectoral programs that finance small projects targeted to benefit a country's poor and vulnerable groups based on a participatory manner of demand generated by local groups and screened against a set of eligibility criteria. Social Fund programs are demand-driven and aim to involve the active participation of several local actors (communities and community-based organizations, NGOs, local governments) with the ultimate goal of addressing the needs of poor and vulnerable communities while contributing to social capital and empowerment at the local level. More...


World Bank Begins Preparing New Social Protection & Labor Strategy

Social Protection systems are central to prevention against drops in well-being, protection from destitution, and the promotion of improved opportunities and livelihoods. Recent economic crises make this is the ideal time to reinvigorate the Strategy.

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Last updated: 2009-08-12