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Child poverty, knowledge and policy in Africa

Nicola Jones and Andy Sumner

in Child poverty, evidence and policy

Published by Policy Press

Published in print February 2011 | ISBN: 9781847424464
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301691 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.003.0005
Child poverty, knowledge and policy in Africa

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This chapter deals with children and the knowledge–policy interface in sub-Saharan Africa. It briefly outlines the extent and nature of child poverty and well-being across Africa using the 3D approach. The chapter reflects on the characteristics of the knowledge-generation process in Africa and discusses the knowledge–policy interface surrounding child well-being in Africa. It also focuses on a case study of evidence-informed policy change in the context of an expert-led initiative to promote a more child-sensitive PRSP during the revision process of Ethiopia's second-generation PRSP.

Keywords: children; knowledge–policy interface; sub-Saharan Africa; child poverty; 3D approach; knowledge-generation process; child-sensitive PRSP; second-generation PRSP

Chapter.  12890 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

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