Avoiding the poverty pandemic: the potential of the Bolsa Família programme and the Single Registry as answers to COVID-19

Author: Luis Henrique Paiva ,Pedro H. G. Ferreira de Souza ,Letícia Bartholo ,Sergei Soares

Abstract:"This Policy Research Brief presents recommendations to leverage the structure of Brazil’s Bolsa Família conditional cash transfer programme and the Single Registry of Beneficiaries to create a temporary emergency benefit as an answer to the COVID-19 pandemic". (...)

Keywords:COVID-19, pandemic, Bolsa Família, conditional cash transfer, social protection, Single Registry
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Type/Issue:Policy Research Brief/67