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National Social Protection Strategy for the Poor and the Vulnerable

Royal Government of Cambodia
Asia and the Pacific
Legal text
16.08.2011 - valérie schmitt
Consultations 8132 / Download 3009

Summary (English)

The National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS) aims at achieving the Cambodian Millennium Development Goals. It complements existing Cambodian sectoral policy, plans and strategy related directly or indirectly to social protection. The strategy envisions the building of a comprehensive, integrated social protection system for the benefit of the poor and vulnerable and identifies existing and possible policies to address chronic poverty, prevent impoverishment, and promote human capital creation so as to enable people to move out of poverty. Contained in the document are a poverty and vulnerability profile, a review of existing policies and a description of the Cambodian Social Protection Strategy.