Youth poverty is important, not least because of its implications for the future, yet rural youth poverty in particular has received little attention from researchers or policy makers. The recent innovation in policy responses to poverty in sub-Saharan Africa has been social cash transfer (SCT) schemes.
Social cash transfers, generational relations and youth poverty trajectories in rural Lesotho and Malawi
social-cash-transfer-SCT-schemes structural-power-relations reproduction-of-poverty Rural-youth social-protection youth-poverty pathways-into-and-out-of-poverty generational-relations Malawi Lesotho relational-approach temporalities poverty-trajectories power-relationships-between-national-and-international-institutions
Averting 'New Variant Famine' in Southern Africa: Building food-secure livelihoods with AIDS-affected young people
This project will examine the impacts of the AIDS pandemic on the livelihoods of young people in rural Malawi and Lesotho.