Food for thought: the community work programme

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2012
TITLE AUTHOR(S): S.Motala, P.Jacobs
KEYWORDS: CHILDREN, COMMUNITY WORK PROGRAMME, FOOD SECURITY, NUTRITION, POVERTY
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/june-2012/food-for-thought-community-work-programme
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Abstract

The Presidency piloted an innovative type of public work scheme that has the potential to help meet the food security and nutrition needs of vulnerable children. Shirin Motala and Peter Jacobs discuss new evidence that the Community Work Programme (CWP), introduced in 2007, may do just that.