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The COVID-19 pandemic, occurring at the same time as many...

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A year into the pandemic, much discussion has been had on what...

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On International Women’s Day 2021, let’s think about pensions....

The World Bank Board approved additional financing of $8 million for the Social Protection and Skills Development Project (SPSD) in Sao Tome and Principe (STP). This grant reinforces the work of the ongoing SPSD, and strengthens...

A temporary basic income (TBI) given specifically to hundreds of millions of women in the world’s developing countries could prevent rising poverty and widening gender inequalities during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new...

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Displaced people face many challenges when integrating into the...

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Embedded in President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package...

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten the health of those in the Caribbean as food insecurity and livelihood disruption levels rise. In July 2020, the World Food Program (WFP) estimated that 2.9 million people were food insecure across the...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with Samhita-Collective Good Foundation’s (CGF) REVIVE Alliance, has committed to supporting and restoring the livelihoods of informal workers, nano and micro-entrepreneurs...

In the wake of depleting food stock and sluggish public procurement of foodgrains, the government has started providing cash instead of rice and wheat to implement its Test Relief and Food for Work programmes.

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Indonesia, an archipelago of over 13,000 inhabited islands,...

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Cash has been an exceptional vector of progress in humanitarian...