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

Income support for laid-off formal workers can be beneficial even in countries with high informality, but how the benefits are disbursed matters. Job displacement insurance programmes that provide income support to laid-off workers...

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For the first time in two decades, extreme poverty is rising...

The Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine has announced the automatic review of pensions, which was started on March 1.

“On March 1, 2021, the automatic review of pensions for persons receiving pensions...

The upcoming annual session of the national legislature may unveil key measures to level income distribution in China, in a bid to boost consumption and enhance people's living standards, experts said.

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Food security experts in South Africa warned early on that the...

While academics and policymakers prefer unconditional cash transfer to the poor, they value in-kind transfers that protect against price fluctuations.

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ahida Bibi feared for her family's survival when she lost her...

China’s President Xi Jinping has declared “complete victory” in his government’s effort to eradicate rural poverty, lifting the income of nearly 100 million people over the past eight years. The Chinese leader made the announcement...

China will put greater pressure on its regions to boost grain yields and step up support for its domestic seed industry as it strengthens its focus on food security after the COVID-19 pandemic, a key policy document issued late on...

Poverty is not merely a lack of income and resources, but it also results in psychological poverty, a lack of voice in society, vulnerability to environmental shocks, and low self-esteem. Government efforts to reduce poverty like...

Countries around the world are taking an integrated approach to address the complexities of poverty.

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