During the last two decades, several developing countries governments began to introduce or enlarge social protection instruments, often incorporating ideas promoted by international actors. Some Brazilian policies have gained prominence in this context and they have been disseminated and transferred to other Southern countries. The paper works with transfer and policy diffusion literature and it argues that object and arrangements from Brazilian cooperation provide contributions from different natures for the expansion of social protection policies in other contexts. To operate the analysis, two instruments of Fome Zero Strategy, namely, conditional cash transfer and local public procurement, are presented.

Authors: Melissa Pomeroy and Bianca Suyama

Paper elaborated for the “International Seminar on Policy Diffusion”, presented by Brazilian Centre of Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP) and held on 9-11 may, 2016.

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