Author:Pedro Arruda
Child-oriented policies, Poverty and Inequality, Social Protection and CCTs

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Abstract: "Zimbabwe is a low-income, land-locked country in Southern Africa with an estimated population of 13,061,239 people, according to the latest census (ZIMSTAT 2012). Two thirds (67 per cent) of Zimbabweans live in rural areas, and 51.9 per cent of the total population are female (ibid.). Between 1996 and 2008, Zimbabwe experienced a systemic crisis with consecutive decreases in gross domestic product (GDP). The crisis generated an extremely high incidence of poverty (people living below the total consumption poverty line) and a deepening of food/extreme poverty (people living below the food poverty line)". (...)

keywords: Zimbabwe, social protection, system, harmonized, social, cash transfer, programme
Date Publication: 10/10/2018 - 08:12
Type/Issue: Working Paper / 175
ISSN: 1812-108x
Language: English