Protecting Africa’s future: Livelihood-based social protection for OVC in east and southern Africa
Protecting Africa’s future: Livelihood-based social protection for OVC in east and southern Africa, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and SAfAIDS, 2009
This brief presents a series of recommendations, among them:
- Drafting stand alone social protection policies to fill these gaps.
- Strengthening existing policy frameworks.
It also advocates for:
- Livelihoods based social protection which refers to initiatives aimed at reducing vulnerability and providing social transfers to the poor.
- Protecting the vulnerablegainst livelihood risks andenhancing the social status of the marginalised.