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To LEAP Out of Poverty - Impacts of social protection in Ghana

The video shows the results and impacts the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme is achieving in Ghana. LEAP is a cash transfer programme for the poorest families in Ghana to reduce poverty and enhance long term human development.

LEAP is managed by Ghana's Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection. The University of North Carolina and the Institute for Statistical, Social and Economic Research at the University of Ghana carried out the impact evaluation, in conjunction with UNICEF and FAO's PtoP team.

Policy brief: The broad range of impacts of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme in Ghana

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