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Poverty in South Africa: Government Resources: Library Guide: Programmes

Programmes

Programme to Support Pro-poor Policy Development (PSPPD) "a research and capacity-building programme which promotes the use of research and other evidence in policy interventions that address poverty and inequality." (Deleted from Internet, archived page)

The Food Banks Programme is part of the Zero Hunger Strategy. The Government allocates funds to the non-profit organisation Food Forward SA.

Innovation for Poverty Alleviation ProgrammeDepartment of Science and Technology; Conference on Innovation for Poverty Alleviation presentation

Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)  "an important avenue for labour absorption and income transfers to poor households in the short to medium-term."

Integrated Food Security and Nutrition Programme (IFSNP)

Model for the implementation of Household Food Security and Nutrition Programme

Social Relief of Distress Programme

Makiwane, Monda & Rama, Sharmla (2004). Research study on the Social Relief of Distress Programme. Pretoria : HSRC

 

Articles on social security programmes

Financial and Fiscal Commission. Submission for the division of revenue, 2015/16. Chapter 3, Social programmes and the need for reform.

Mabugu, R., M. Chitiga, I. Fofana, B. Abidoye. and V. Mbanda. Assessing the General Equilibrium Effects of Social Grants in South Africa In:  Financial and Fiscal Commission. 2015/16 Technical report : submission for division of revenue, Chapter 2. 

Siebrets, Kriege and Servaas van der Berg. Social assistance reform during a period of fiscal stressFinancial and Fiscal Commission. 2011/12 Technical report : submission for division of revenue, Chapter 2. 

Khumalo, Lindiwe P. An Evaluation Of Existing and Past Poverty Alleviation Programmes.TIPS Forum 2003. 

Reports

Friedman I, and Bhengu L, Fifteen Year Review Of Income Poverty Alleviation Programmes In The Social and Related Sectors Durban: Health Systems Trust; 2008. "funded by GTZ on behalf of the Policy and Advisory Services Unit of the Presidency, Government of South Africa."

South Africa. Public Service Commission. Branch: Monitoring and Evaluation.    Report on the evaluation of government's poverty reduction programme /    Pretoria :   Public Service Commission,   [2007]. G 68 E.PUBL.07.EVAL

South Africa. Public Service Commission. Branch: Monitoring and Evaluation.    Report on an audit of government's poverty reduction programmes and projects /    Pretoria :   Public Service Commission ,   [2007]. G 68 E.PUBL.07.AUDI