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Social Protection and Safety Nets training (Virtually and Onsite)
January 11 - January 15| 850$
Social protection is a subset of public actions that help address risk, vulnerability and chronic poverty. Social transfers and social services are a long-term investment. They carry lifetime benefits and high individual and social returns. Social protection aims at ensuring groups and individuals to live a fulfilling life, taking into consideration the role of the state in facilitating this, and the vulnerabilities of particular groups or individuals. As a set of policies, social protection consists of interventions which address vulnerabilities and factors which hinder a group or individual’s capacity to enjoy a fulfilling life.
The training on social protection and safety nets will introduce some of the best literature on the understandings and types of social protection, the design and implementation problems to be considered, the potential for mainstreaming other development concerns into social protection programming, and the major debates both the donor and academic arenas.
The individual cost for the onsite training workshop is USD 850 for individual participants and USD 650 for groups above 10 participants exclusive of 16% VAT. Participants attending the training onsite will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, such as airport transfers (and visa application, where necessary), food and accommodation, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses. The Virtual Cost of the training is USD 700 for individual participants and USD 600 for groups above 10 participants exclusive of 16% VAT This covers the training fee, resource materials, and conference package.
The target groups are development practitioners both non-governmental and government staff responsible for planning and mitigating shocks, adaptation to these shocks, and continued community resilience against the said shocks.
The training aims at aiding in the understanding of:
- Basics of social protection
- Types of social protection
- Design and implementation of social protection systems
- Donor approaches to social protection
- Social Protection Case study: Kenya
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All graduates of SDS are provided with dedicated coaches to accompany them after completion of the training including receiving recent and relevant journals, research, and benchmarking practices on topical issues in respective disciplines.
This course has beginners and advanced modules and SDS will advise individuals appropriately after reviewing their applications.
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