- Social safety nets play an important role in reducing poverty and inequality worldwide. However, in low-income countries, only 1 in 5 of the poorest are covered by safety net programmes, while different types of safety nets provide different levels of coverage, e.g. (un)conditional cash transfers, school feeding programmes and social pensions.
- Check out the infographic for a brief and simple overview of the role of social safety nets in inclusive development globally.
For a broader and more detailed perspective you can read the full report or our policy highlights to see what the report states about inclusive development in Sub-Saharan Africa.