Friday, May 13, 2022
Social transfers are increasingly seen within the development industry as the go-to response to poverty, inequality, and economic crises, a trend that has only been reinforced by the response to the Covid-19 pandemic. This spread and expansion of...
Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Asia, Bangladesh, Nepal
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
The Government of Ghana launched the LEAP 1000 pilot – a ‘cash plus’ programme – targeted at pregnant women and those with infants living in poor households in 2015. The motivation of the pilot was to support children during the first 1000 days...
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for African governments to strengthen social protection systems and fulfill people’s rights to social security and an adequate standard of living. Many African governments introduced measures like cash...
Africa, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda
Monday, October 11, 2021
The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) has been described as the “trailblazer” in Africa as far as the implementation and development of the Home-Grown School Feeding Programme is concerned.
According to a Senior Nutrition Officer and Project...
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
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Responding to the impacts of COVID-19 in Western and Central Africa, the World Bank has supported the rapid...
Africa, Burkina Faso, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Liberia, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone
Monday, June 7, 2021
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Well-targeted mobile money transfer programmes can be an effective policy tool to smooth consumption during pandemics, especially among the neediest...
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
A new report released by the International Trade Union Confederation demonstrates that increased investment in social protection yields positive economic returns.
Africa, Ghana, Rwanda, America, Colombia, Costa Rica, Asia, Bangladesh, Georgia, India, Europe, Serbia
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Economic inclusion programs, which help boost income and assets of the world’s poorest, are on the rise in 75 countries, reaching approximately 20 million poor and vulnerable households, and benefitting nearly 92 million individuals. This surge comes at...
Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Zambia, America, Peru, Asia, Bangladesh, India
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
The dramatic increase in working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the poor working conditions experienced by many homeworkers who, prior to the crisis, numbered an estimated 260 million people worldwide.
Africa, Egypt, Ghana, South Sudan, America, Argentina, Mexico, United States, Uruguay, Asia, India, Europe, France, United Kingdom
Thursday, November 26, 2020
On November 16th, INCLUDE held the third session of its 2020 Platform Meeting with members, special guests and experts from various fields. The session aimed to understand the changing perspectives of African policy stakeholders on social protection (SP...
Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda