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Social Development: Government Information: Library Guide: Social protection/development: Africa

A guide to finding government information for Social Development students.

Websites

UNDP. Social Assistance in Africa Data Platform. Includes national policies and legislation.

UNDP, African Union in partnership with ILO, UNECA, UNICEF. The state of social assistance in Africa, 2019.

World Bank. Africa Social Safety Net and Social Protection Assessment Series

East Africa

OECD (2017), Social Protection in East Africa: Harnessing the Future, OECD Publishing, Paris.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264274228-en Access: OECDiLibrary database.

Ethiopia

Ethiopia. Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. National social protection policy. November 2014. Shelf no. G 63 E.SOCI.16.NATI

Gabon

Gabon. Code de protection sociale : loi no 028/2016 du 6 février 2017 portant Code de protection sociale en République gabonaise, décret no 00051/PR du 6 février 2017 portant promulgation la loi no 028/2016 portant Code de protection sociale en République gabonaise. Libreville: Direction des publications officielles, 2017. Shelf no. G  6721 FL.SOCI.17.CODE

Gambia

Gambia. Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. National Social Protection (NSPP) Plan 2015-2020.  

Gambia. Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. National social protection policy, 2015-2025.

Gambia, UNICEF, UNDP, UNAIDS, WFP, ILO, IMF. Moving towards and integrated and equitable social protection in the Gambia: analysis of social protection systems in the Gambia.

World Bank. Social Protection and Jobs Practice: Africa Region. The Gambia: social safety nets diagnostic, 9 June 2018. New York: World Bank.  

Ghana

Ghana. Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection. Ghana National Social Protection Policy. Ghana: Republic of Ghana, Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, 2015. Shelf no. G 667 E.SOCI.15.GHAN

 

Kenya

Kenya. Kenya social protection sector review 2017.

Kenya. Sessional paper no. 2 of 2014 on the national social security policy. [Nairobi : Republic of Kenya,] March 2014. Shelf no. G 6762 ESP 2/12014.

Kenya. Ministry of State for Planning, National Development and Vision 2030. Kenya social protection sector review. Nairobi: Ministry of State for Planning, National Development and Vision 2030, June 2012.

Kenya. Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development. Kenya national social protection policy. Nairobi: Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development, June 2011. 

Kenya. Social Protection Secretariat. Social Protection

United Nations Development Programme. Social Protection, Growth and Employment: Evidence from India, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Peru and Tajikistan. May 2013.

Malawi

Malawi. Ministry of Economic Planning and Development. National Social Support Policy. July 2012. Shelf no. G 6897 E.ECON.12.NATI

United Nations Development Programme. Discussion Paper Malawi Case Study: Social Protection Measures and Labour Markets. November 2012 

United Nations Development Programme. Social Protection, Growth and Employment: Evidence from India, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Peru and Tajikistan. May 2013.

Namibia

International Labour Office, Geneva, International Labour Office Decent Work Team for Eastern and Southern Africa and Country Office, Pretoria, and Oxford Policy Management (OPM) South Africa Office, Pretoria. Report to the Government: Namibia social protection floor assessment. Geneva: ILO, 2014.

Namibia. Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare. Social Protection Policy   Windhoek, Namibia: Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare,], 2018. Shelf no. G 688 E.SOCI.18.SOCI

Namibia. Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare. Draft social protection policy. Windhoek: Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare, November 2018.

Schade, Klaus, Justina La and Alexander Pick. Financing Social Protection in Namibia. Paris: OECD Publishing, 2019. (OECD development policy papers ; no. 19, April 2019)

Liberia

Rwanda

Rwanda. Ministry of Local Government. National Social Protection Strategy. January 2011.

Swaziland

Swaziland. Deputy Prime Minister's Office. National social development policy. Mbabane: Deputy Prime Minister's Office, November 2010.

Tanzania

Tanzania. Ministry of Labour, Youth Development and Sports. The national social security policy. [Dar es Salaam] : Ministry of Labour, Youth Development and Sports, January 2003.

Research paper: 

Ulriksen, Marianne S. The development of social protection policies in Tanzania, 2000-2015. Rondebosch: Centre for Social Science Research, University of Cape Town, May 2016.  (CSSR Working Paper No. 377)

Zambia

Zambia. Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health. National social protection policy: "reducing poverty, inequality and vulnerability." June 2014.

Zambia. Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health.Easy-to-read version of the 2014-2018 National social protection policy. United Nations Zambia, June 2017.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe. Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare. National social policy protection framework for Zimbabwe. [Harare]: Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, 2016.