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Pathways and Emerging Evidence

Pathways and Emerging EvidenceDate20/03/2012
Speaker1. Introduction by Jean-Pierre HALKIN, Head of Unit DEVCO C1 "Rural Development, Food Security and Nutrition", DG Development and Cooperation, EuropeAid , European Commission ; 2. Cécile CHERRIER, Expert, Advisory Service in Social Transfers; 3. Claire CHASTRE, Team Leader, Nutrition Advisory Service; 4. Nicholas FREELAND, team Leader Advisory Service in Social Transfers.

Social transfers i.e. cash or in-kind transfers to vulnerable or poor households are increasingly being used in EU assistance to address poverty, hunger and undernutrition.

What has been the evidence to date on the nutritional impact of social transfers?

What is the guidance available?