Workshop on Food-Based Safety Nets

March 14-16, 2016

The World Bank, Washington D.C., USA


IPS Research Fellow, Ganga Tilakaratna presented a paper titled ‘Food- Based- Safety Nets in Sri Lanka: Evolution and Transition to Cash Transfers’ at a workshop on ‘Food-Based Safety Nets’ organized by the World Bank during 14-16 March at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington D.C., USA.

Six country case studies of food-based safety net initiatives were presented at the workshop. These included Sri Lanka, Egypt, Mexico, Indonesia, USA and India. The workshop brought together about 30 experts / researchers working in the area of social protection from different regions of the world.