Program Objectives

Main Objectives
Wage employment
Food security
Financial Inclusion
Self-employment
Market access
Social services
Diversification
Women's Empowerment
Environmental Management
Productivity
Social Inclusion
Resilience
Program Development Objective(description)

Support the establishment of a basic national safety net system including piloting targeted cash transfers and public works programs for the poorest and most vulnerable people in participating areas within the Recipient's territory

Program Components

TRANSFERS
COACHING
BUSINESS CAPITAL
FINANCIAL SERVICES FACILITATION
WAGE EMPLOYMENT FACILITATION
MARKET LINKS
SKILLS TRAINING
NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Average Program Duration for Program Beneficiaries
Under one year
Between one and three years
More than three years
Do Participants Access Components in a Specific Sequence?

Digitization

COMPONENTS DELIVERED DIGITALLY
TRANSFERS
COACHING
BUSINESS CAPITAL
FINANCIAL SERVICES FACILITATION
MARKET LINKS
SKILLS TRAINING

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

TARGETED POVERTY GROUPS

Extreme poor

Ultra-poor

PRIORITY VULNERABLE GROUPS

Women

Displacement-affected

Ethnic minorities

ELIGIBILITYCRITERIA

Poverty status

PARTICIPANT IDENTIFICATION METHODS

Geographic targeting

Community-based targeting

Proxy Means Test

Government social registry

Basic Program Information

COUNTRY
Cameroon
REGION
Sub-Saharan Africa
LEAD IMPLEMENTING AGENCY
Cameroon Social Safety Nets Project Implementation Unit
TYPE LEAD
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY
National/central government
START DATE
END DATE
PRIMARY ENTRY POINT
Social Safety Nets
P-CODE (WB PROGRAMS)
P128534
GLOBAL PRACTICE (WB PROGRAMS)
Social Protection & Jobs

Country Information

Lending Category (WB Only)
Blend
FCV Country (WB FY20 List)
Yes
TOTAL POPULATION (Million)

22.24

POVERTY HEADCOUNT (NPL)

37.50%

POVERTY HEADCOUNT ($1.90/DAYPPP2011)

23.83%

POVERTY HEADCOUNT (MPI)

45.33%

NO. ECONOMIC INCLUSION PROGRAMS IN THE COUNTRY

2

NO. BENEFICIARIES (DIRECT & INDIRECT) OF ECONOMIC INCLUSION PROGRAMS IN THE COUNTRY

916,178

PLANNED RESEARCH AND EVALUATION

EVALUATION/RESEARCH TYPES
Needs assessment
Impact evaluation
IMPACT EVALUATION TOPICS
Overall impact
Impact on different population groups
NAME RESEARCH PARTNERS
Stephanie Kurttner
Ngo Likeng
Thaddee Yosa
Estelle Mousson
Francis Batomen
DATE WHEN RESULTS AVAILABLE
-qualitative study : January 2020
- Project impact evaluation June 2020
-Experimental evaluation: 2021
LINK TO PUBLISHED WORK
N/A

Program Coverage

DIRECT BENEFICIARIES

42,000

DIRECT & INDIRE CT BEN EFICIARIES

317,378

PERCENTAGE FEMALE BENEFICIARIES

51-75%

Percentage of country population
1.43%
Percentage of country population under the poverty line
3.81%
Area/s
Rural Urban Peri-urban
Geographic coverage
National coverage

Institutional Arrangements

Organizations Involved In Implementation Providing Financing
National/central government
Regional/district government
Local/municipal government
Nongovernmental organization
Community
Financial Service Provider
World Bank
Multilateral organization (not WB)
Bilateral organization
Private sector organization

Community Engagement

Components Delivered Through Community
  • Business capital
  • Skills Training
  • Coaching
  • Financial services facilitation
  • Market Links
Community Structures Leveraged for Program delivery
  • Informal community groups
  • Formal community groups
  • Formalized producer organizations
  • Local governance group
Does the program create/strengthen community structures/groups?

Contact Us

Colin Andrews, Program Manager
peidp@worldbank.org

DNA: Does Not Apply; FY: Fiscal Year; FCV: Fragility, Conflict, and Violence; MPI: Multidimensional Poverty Index; NPL: National Poverty Line; N/A: Not available; WB: World Bank