Wednesday, August 15, 2018
It’s the latest social intervention program under Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari. The government also offers free meals in public primary schools and plans to distribute $300 million in looted funds recovered from Swiss authorities to its...
Thursday, August 9, 2018
One week after the Ebola outbreak in the Equateur Province was declared over, a new outbreak of the deadly virus hit DR Congo. This time it emerged in the country’s conflict-ridden north-east. In North Kivu Province, Cordaid started a joint healthcare...
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) today revealed that 62% of some 22 million working-age Malaysians are self-employed and not covered by any formal social protection.
“It is a sad fact that many Malaysians do not have enough savings for retirement....
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Moroccan monarch King Mohammed VI has ordered his country’s government to “carry out a comprehensive and profound restructuring of social affairs,” especially regarding health and education.
The King criticised the programs of support and social...
Monday, April 9, 2018
The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has updated its Social Protection Toolbox, an online platform for policy makers to share experiences and good practices in providing healthcare and income security. The refreshed...
Monday, February 19, 2018
NAIROBI — The humanitarian sector should aim to deliver aid in the most cost-effective, efficient ways, and this can be reached through unconditional cash transfers, argued panelists in Devex’s recent webinar on the use of cash transfers in...
Global, Africa, Kenya, Somalia