Tuesday, October 20, 2020
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) called Morocco a “success story” for its innovative solutions to expand social protections amid the COVID-19 crisis. In the October edition of its Regional Economic Outlook report, the IMF addressed a key challenge...
Monday, October 19, 2020
Over 500,000 informal sector workers who were classified as “unserved” during the implementation of the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act 1, may soon benefit from the next round of emergency employment from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
Saturday, October 17, 2020
The Nobel-winning World Food Program is one of many agencies increasingly handing out cash rather than goods. But the international aid system still isn’t putting this powerful idea to its full potential.
The views, thoughts and opinions presented in...
Friday, October 16, 2020
As the poorest country in Europe and Central Asia and one of the most remittance-reliant nations in the world, the Republic of Tajikistan has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic: 41 per cent of families have reported reducing their...
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Today, the Government of Honduras, with support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched “Single Voucher” (Bono Unico), an innovative social protection program aimed at supporting the most vulnerable population affected by COVID-19 in...
Monday, October 5, 2020
Zimbabwe and Venezuela - two countries separated by thousands of miles, different continents and very different cultures.
Yet, they both have one fatal obstacle in common: economic degradation. Failing economic policies have destroyed their basic...
Africa, Zimbabwe, America, Venezuela