Improving research infrastructure on social assistance in low and middle income countries

Project Details


The aim of this research project is to improve research infrastructure on social assistance, in terms of concepts, indicators and data.
The project will collect data on social assistance indicators for all developing countries for the period 2000-2015. The database will be made available online to researchers and policy makers globally.
Short titleR:HDD HDZ/A Barrientos/22.1.15
Effective start/end date1/05/1630/04/18

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Global inequalities
  • Global Development Institute


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