Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Most of the world’s poor live in rural areas, working mainly in smallholder agriculture. The pandemic threatens to expose—and exacerbate—gender differences in the constraints that farmers face. Such differences leave women particularly vulnerable to the...
Africa, Africa - General, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Uganda
Monday, June 1, 2020
As COVID-19 grips the world, market economies have shuttered, schools have closed, and nearly half of the global population is confined to their homes. Yet millions of care workers step out every day to keep the lights on and support those in need, for...
Asia, Asia - General, Bangladesh, India, Oceania, Oceania - General
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
China has pledged to lend more support to companies with multi-faceted measures in a renewed commitment to protecting jobs for its workforce amid the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, an official said Wednesday.
Friday, March 20, 2020
El Gobierno nacional dispuso hoy la creación de un nuevo programa nacional de inclusión socio-productiva y desarrollo local, llamado "Potenciar Trabajo", y la creación de un "Banco de Maquinarias, Herramientas y Materiales para la Emergencia Social",...
Friday, March 13, 2020
Could cash transfers help offset some of the economic damage being wrought by COVID-19?
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Regional Office 6 is set to implement a 10-day cash-for-work program that would provide jobs to the poorest of the poor in the 13 prioritized municipalities in the province of Antique. Luna Moscoso...