Kenward, S., Rafiqul Islam, Blackie, R., Zahangir Alam
Tier 2 was a pilot group of households that received support from the CLP despite having incomes above the extreme poverty line. These households received a lower-value package of support than Tier 1. This briefing summarises the report of a study conducted:
To explore if there were differences in incomes between Tier 1
(households that meet the standard CLP criteria), and Tier 2 based
on a 12 month income recall, where consumption value is included as
To determine if Tier 2 was justified and should be scaled up.
To explore the asset-income relationship by assessing whether
sharecropping of land is a profitable practice (as Tier 2 selection
criteria allows sharecropping).
To understand why households become involved in sharecropping, and
what the barriers to entry are.
Blackie, R.; Kenward, S.; Rafiqul Islam; Zahangir Alam. Briefing - The Tier 2 Pilot: Reviewing the Decision not to Scale Up and Exploring the Relationship Between Sharecropping & Income. (2011) 4 pp.