Bangladesh is in the pathway of attaining Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In order to achieve the goals, it is imperative to ensure inclusive development and end poverty and therefore, a concrete livelihood programme or public works model is essential. Public works programmes have been observed as “win-win” by generating employment, creating assets, and more specifically providing welfare transfer.
- To identify how the Government of Bangladesh’s livelihood social security programmes are affecting the long-term welfare of the citizenry, and whether they provide a better value for money over direct cash transfers or not.
- To find out whether livelihood graduation programmes have any long-term impact on beneficiaries or not.
- Deploys a survey technique on SWAPNO beneficiaries to compare it with baseline and end line, and
- Compares between cash transfer and graduation programme using HIES 2016 data