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Sahel Adaptive Social Protection Program



Fragile contexts, strong partnership: supporting ASP in the Sahel

Stronger social protection systems and scaled-up adaptive national safety net programs are a critical piece of building resilience in the Sahel, helping to reinforce the social contract, tackle the root causes of fragility and reduce the need to resort to humanitarian responses.


Impacts of Adaptive Social Protection in the Sahel

The remarkable impacts of Adaptive Social Protection (ASP) in the Sahel are shown in this new infographic. ASP is proven to have strong positive impacts on poverty, food insecurity, productivity, and resilience among the poorest and most vulnerable; combined with significant broader impacts on the economy, society, and future generations.

SASPP Flagship Report

Stress Testing Adaptive Social Protection Systems in the Sahel

Building on sustained dialogue with governments and partners, this report assesses the ability of existing systems to respond to shocks across six countries — Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, and Senegal — by applying the Social Protection Stress Test Tool, developed by the World Bank.

New Blog

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 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.

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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