The issue of agricultural subsidies in India has been a hot potato for long. The government subsidises agriculture in a number of ways. It provides direct subsidy through fixation of minimum support price for essential crops and...

Bahrain launched Monday a program to recruit young Bahrainis, increase their opportunities in quality jobs through training and rehabilitation, and support wages so they can compete in the private sector and make citizens the first...

The Dominica Social Security announced last Tuesday that it has formally met requirements for and ratified the international standards for operation of the social security.

The review taken by Dominica in...

Le Conseil des Ministres s'est réuni hier Jeudi 07 février 2019, sous la présidence de son Excellence Monsieur Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Président de la République. 
Le Conseil a examiné et adopté plusieurs projets de décrets...

La Secretaria de Bienestar seguirá apoyando a las niñas y niños en el país, bajo esquemas de honestidad y transparencia que se traduzcan en el mejor cuidado para ellos y en tranquilidad para jefas y jefes de familia que trabajan,...

Spain's ICT development agency Red.es announced that it will be allocating EUR 12 million of public funds to support the digital transformation of social services in the Andalucia region. A number of ICT initiatives will be carried...

Poshan Abhiyaan, a central government scheme that focuses on reducing stunting, under-nutrition and anaemia in women and adolescents through direct cash transfers, is a massive step towards eradicating malnutrition and also serves...

Vancouver city council on Thursday unanimously approved a rezoning application that clears the way for a large detox and social housing complex in east Vancouver.

The approval came after a two-day public...

The government claimed that the first batch of disbursement of social assistance under the Family Hope Program (PKH) in 2019 had reached 96 percent.

PKH is one of the government`s programs to alleviate...

Azerbaijan has positive experience of cooperation with the World Bank (WB) in the field of labor and social protection, and this experience creates a good basis for the successful continuation of cooperation, Azerbaijan’s Minister...

Richer African countries such as Botswana and South Africa have operated welfare schemes for many years. Poorer ones are now rushing to do the same. From...

China has seen progress in social welfare and charities work in 2018, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs Thursday. 

More than 10 million disabled people in financial difficulties and more than 11...