The Brazilian city of Marica recently launched a basic-income program that gives $33 monthly stipends to about one-third of its residents. Brazil already has a national policy that gives citizens around $10 per month if they...

OPINION: Last month, the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded to three pioneers in using randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to fight poverty in low-income countries: Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael...

El Sistema de Cuidados desarrolló nuevos servicios para la atención de las personas mayores y con discapacidad en situación de dependencia. Al finalizar el quinquenio, más de 6.000 personas accederán a asistentes personales y 1.300...

Poblaciones en riesgo en toda Guyana serán tratadas contra la filariasis linfática durante noviembre en un intento por eliminar la enfermedad como un problema de salud pública. El Ministerio de Salud Pública, en colaboración con la...

The government has drawn up a three-year plan to support people now in their thirties and forties who missed out on regular employment when companies slashed hiring after the economic bubble burst. The goal is to get 300,000 people...

OPINION: The reckless depletion of our planet’s resources is a clear-cut violation of the intergenerational contract. If we continue down this path, there is no moral reason why our children should be expected to pay for our...

 The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture - Regional Commissariat for Agricultural Development of Siliana (CRDA) signed a US$340,000 cooperation agreement on 1 November to promote local...

Germany's top court ruled Tuesday that sanctioning jobseekers deemed uncooperative in the search for work was illegal in some cases, in a blow to the controversial unemployment reforms rammed through by Gerhard Schröder's government...

 Sudan is discussing several scenarios such as cash transfers for poor people to accompany planned subsidies for food and other basic goods, Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said on Monday. The economy has remained in turmoil as...

OPINION: Whether governments should indefinitely dole out unconditional cash transfers (UCT) to the ultra-poor or they should give them some kind of in-kind asset transfer/skill training is a policy debate that has been going for...

OPINION: It’s a good thing the Ford government is in the midst of a broad review of Ontario’s social assistance system. That means it has no excuse to ignore a new report that provides some badly needed advice on how to fix this...

Aquellos compromisos que el presidente Tabaré Vázquez asumió el 1.° de marzo de 2015 se cumplieron para el Sistema Nacional de Cuidados”, aseguró el secretario, Julio Bango, al realizar la rendición de cuentas 2015-2019. Al respecto...