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Sahel Adaptive Social Protection Program


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Boosting opportunities for the most vulnerable: the Productive Social Safety ...

With productive social safety nets, Africa has a tool in the toolbox that is making a real difference in tackling the intertwined challenges of extreme poverty, vulnerability to climate change and fragility, and poor opportunities for young people.

Annual Report 2023

Sahel Adaptive Social Protection Annual Report 2023

This report provides an overview of the country and regional activities and summarizes priorities going forward.

SASPP at #GlobalForumASP

In this press release, BMZ explores how coordinated joint solutions from various donors aimed at supporting partner countries will be pushing adaptive social protection systems forward. The initiative is based around best practices from experience in the Sahel zone, where SASPP in partnership with others such as UNICEF or WFP are pushing the envelope.

SASPP in a nutshell

Our program overview is now available

Download now this two pager overview exploring the SASPP multifaceted partnership! French version available on French site.

New SASPP-supported translation to French

Foundations of Social Protection Delivery Systems now in French

Delivery systems are critical in deploying a robust basis for adaptive social protection programs. This book takes a practical stance and presents concrete opportunities for coordinating efforts and moving away from a siloed approach of building parallel systems.

Policy Note

Five Facts About Shocks in the Sahel

Which shocks matter more, and what are the implications for social protection systems in the Sahel


Tackling psychosocial and capital constraints to alleviate poverty

This study shows how a multi-faceted intervention can open pathways out of extreme poverty by relaxing capital and psychosocial constraints.

Sahel Adaptive Social Protection Program

About the program

SASPP is a multi-donor trust fund managed by the World Bank that supports the strengthening of adaptive social protection systems in the Sahel to enhance the resilience of poor and vulnerable populations to the impacts of climate change.
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