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Social Cash Transfers in Zambia: What Is Their Impact?

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  • Gelson Tembo

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    (University of Zambia)

  • Nicholas Freeland

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    (MASDAR International Consultants, United Kingdom)

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    Social cash transfers (SCTs) have become increasingly popular in Sub-Saharan Africa, because growth-centred development policies have failed to reduce poverty. SCTs support the consumption of the poorest, and allow them to invest in human and other forms of capital that reduce the intergenerational transmission of poverty. (...)

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    Paper provided by International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth in its series One Pager with number 91.

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    Date of creation: Aug 2009
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    Publication status: Published by UNDP - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth , August 2009, pages 1-1
    Handle: RePEc:ipc:opager:91

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