Last updated: 28/2/2020
Programme objectives

Federal programme of income transfers linked to food security (without conditionalities), established 2003 in the recently created Special Ministry of Food Security and Hunger Combat (MESA), predecessor of the current MDS. That same year the programme became part of the newly created Bolsa Família programme. "CARTÃO ALIMENTAÇÃO" continues to pay benefits.

Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
2003
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Targeting methods: 
Eligibility criteria
 
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Amount of benefits
 
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
 
Coverage
 
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
 
MIS
 
Population Group
Children