ATOR 2018: CHAPTER 9 Heterogeneity in Target Populations and Locations: Reflections on the Challenges for Poverty Targeting

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AUTHOR

Rachel Sabates-Wheeler

SERIES NAME

ReSAKSS Annual Trends and Outlook Report

YEAR

2018

ABSTRACT

The author of Chapter 9 draws on in-depth knowledge of a set of recent and active social protection programs implemented in eastern Africa to discuss three challenges inherent to poverty-targeting that constrain the achievement of program objectives. These challenges are the difficulty of identifying the poorest among the poor, heterogeneity in household characteristics within a target population that is assumed to be relatively homogeneous, and provision of “individual/household” transfers in diverse social and cultural contexts.

PUBLISHER

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC, USA

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