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Cash Transfers in post-conflict Nepal

Research reports

Written by Rebecca Holmes

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

Rebecca Holmes and Shizu Uphadya