Financing Social Protection

Research reports and studies
August 2004
Armando Barrientos

This paper considers the opportunities, constraints, and options available to a bilateral donor in the financing of social protection. There are different sources of financing for social protection, including aid from international donors; public expenditure by national governments; private, community, and NGO financing; and household saving and out of pocket expenditures. This paper covers the first two sources only.

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