A new report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) unveiled on Tuesday, proposes that governments ensure immediate temporary cash transfers to help millions of people struggling to meet basic needs, as the massive...

Dans les pays en développement, les activités informelles concernent les deux tiers de l’emploi, et les quartiers informels abritent entre un tiers et deux tiers des citadins, selon les pays. Ce secteur informel est touché de plein...

Ce n'est pas une bonne nouvelle pour les ménages africains, les transferts d'argent de la diaspora devraient reculer de 23% cette année, en raison de la pandémie de Covid et de ses conséquences économiques.

Some of the most complex and protracted humanitarian crises in the world are in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. These crises were already suffering from funding shortfalls and worsening vulnerabilities. Now, like the...

Almost 18 million people live in extreme poverty in Bangladesh. The impact of COVID-19 on their livelihoods has been catastrophic. Research by BIGD and PPRC shows a 73% drop in income in households living in extreme poverty when...

COVID-19 presents a huge challenge to humanitarian operations, and aid providers are looking for ways to sustain assistance to those in need without increasing the risk of disease transmission. One important factor is the modality...

Before her family started receiving boxes of food from the Meals-to-You initiative, Julie Estes-Gibbs said she was forced to drive to six different stores in her rural Mabank, Texas, community just to get the basics she needed to...

How products such as food and clothes are produced and brought to consumers – a set of activities known as value chains – is critical to reducing poverty and hunger, creating jobs and ensuring decent work, innovation and economic...

China or america: which is the land of rugged self-reliance and which of the government handout? Judging by support for people on low incomes amid the coronavirus crisis, the answer is surprising. America has dramatically scaled up...

The International Labour Organization (ILO) will release a new briefing note looking at the role of social protection in alleviating the ...

We remind you that all adult citizens of the Republic of Serbia, with a valid ID card and residence in...

The world is now in the grip of an unprecedented crisis, with the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and the very adverse economic impact of containment measures. The pandemic has highlighted something that had been almost forgotten by...