A new set of guidelines that provide humanitarian organisations with inclusion standards to ensure older people and people with disabilities are not marginalised in emergency responses has been launched today.

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La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Alicia Bárcena, instó hoy a apostar por un nuevo estilo de desarrollo más sostenible, que ponga fin a la desigualdad imperante en la región.

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Agriculture will continue to generate employment in Africa over the coming decades, but opportunities should be explored beyond agriculture throughout the food chain in order to create enough jobs for young people, especially those in rural areas, FAO...

The objective of the mission, with dozens of national researchers, was to collect data from over 2,000 women as part of the evaluation of the Government of Zambia’s Child Grant Programme. The Child Grant Programme is an...

NEW DELHI: The Centre will not offer money to beneficiaries in place of take-home rations provided at anganwadis as proposed earlier, state governments have been told. The government's think-tank ...

Entre el año 2002 y 2015 la proporción de latinoamericanos mayores de 65 años con acceso a algún tipo de pensión pasó del 53,6% al 70,8%. Este aumento se debió sobre todo a la expansión de los sistemas de pensiones no contributivos. Pese al...

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 ...

Beneficiaries of the government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program receiving subsidies through automated teller machines (ATMs) will get additional funds starting this February to alleviate the impact of higher prices of some commodities due to...

Regina Doherty, the social protection minister (UK), plans a gradual phasing-in of auto-enrolment pensions to avoid triggering a sudden drop in consumer spending or wide-scale opt-outs by workers who might baulk at the high cost of having to save for...

A variety of programs in Mankato (USA) to provide affordable housing for low-income workers, shelter for the homeless, food for the poor, and health care for the uninsured would see funding cuts under the Trump administration's proposed budget.

The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of a heating assistance program that helps to keep the homes of low-income families warm.