Tuesday, February 23, 2021
The Lao Social Security Organization (LSSO) today announced that one-time cash transfers totalling US$ 1.8 million would help mitigate workers’ lost income and support business continuity while reducing employers’ staff turnover costs.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
The Government have issued updates on five key Covid benefits as lockdown continues in Ireland.
They are working on a revised Living with Covid plan and it has been said that planning for easing restrictions will be cautious.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
In recent years, policymakers have attempted to solve the last-mile conundrum in welfare programmes through a variety of technological interventions. These have included leveraging a national biometric identification system, digitisation of beneficiary...
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
As of December 2020, 215 countries or territories have planned or implemented a total of 1,414 social protection measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting socio-economic difficulties. Digital technologies, such as mobile money and...
Monday, February 1, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is testing global food and social protection systems at an unprecedented scale. The spread of the pandemic is disrupting food systems and undermining the food and nutrition security of households.
Friday, January 29, 2021
Over the last year, Covid-19 has undone the economic, health and food security of millions, pushing as many as 150 million people into extreme poverty. While the health and economic impacts of the pandemic have been devastating, the rise in hunger has...