Cash Transfers in post-conflict Nepal

Research reports and studies
August 2009
Rebecca Holmes and Shizu Uphadya

As Nepal moves towards a post-conflict and democratic society, one based on inclusion and economic growth, social protection is taking on an increasingly important role. Whilst social protection as a concept is relatively new in the country, social protection programmes are not – over the years Nepal has implemented a number of cash, food and in-kind transfers, as well as insurance, subsidies and public works programmes.

 Cash transfers have been a popular form of social protection programming by the government

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