Assessing social protection system performance and leveraging digital innovations in rural areas

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Under a partnership with the FAO Headquarters, this project had two components. Under the first, the IPC-IG supported the FAO in creating a methodology to examine social protection performance indicators disaggregated between rural and urban areas, by type of instrument or regions. This methodology ought to be comparable over time and between different countries. Under its second component, IPC-IG elaborated a research report investigating the advantages and disadvantages of digitalisation for rural social protection performance and delivery.


Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)



Main Pillar

Knowledge Production

Thematic Area

Social Protection

Other Thematic Areas

Technological Innovation

Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 1 - No Poverty

Project Results

A research report discussing lessons on the digitalisation of rural social protection from the COVID-19 pandemic and the post-pandemic recovery.