Implementing social protection

IDE rice distribution centre (Piers Benatar/DFID http://www.flickr.com/photos/foreignoffice/3468715082)

Through monitoring and evaluation, and understanding of social protection instruments, lessons can be learned about the most cost-efficient and effective ways to implement social protection.

This includes lessons about affordability, choice of instrument, targeting criteria, linkages to other programmes and timing and longevity of support.