Wednesday, February 26, 2020 to Thursday, February 27, 2020
Malgré des situations politiques, sociales et économiques très différentes, l’Europe et l’Afrique font face à des défis communs en matière d’accès à l’emploi et de protection sociale. La sécurisation des systèmes de protection sociale, d’accès à l’emploi des...
Africa, Ivory Coast
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 to Thursday, January 23, 2020
The Government's ‘New Direction’ and the Medium-Term National Development Plan (PRSP 4 Paper) pays attention to social protection and the Social Protection Policy. The policy is forward-looking, particularly on the “Free Quality Education” programme, and how...
Africa, Sierra Leone
Wednesday, December 04, 2019 to Thursday, December 05, 2019
The primary objective of social protection, especially in low- and middle-income countries, is to tackle poverty and vulnerability. In addition, it is often argued that social protection schemes or systems have the potentiality to achieve other objectives...
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
This policy seminar focuses on research undertaken in Malawi by IFPRI, the University of Malawi, Save the Children, and University of Washington in support to the Government’s early childhood development program.
Community-based early childhood development...
America, United States
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
On October 29, IPA in collaboration with the Micro and Small Enterprises Authority (MSEA), a state corporation under the Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Cooperatives will hold a one-day policy dialogue on MSME development in Kenya. The event aims to bring...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 to Friday, October 18, 2019
Farm workers are an integral component of the economy and the food system in South Africa. Yet they are invariably poor, food insecure, marginalised and vulnerable to exploitation. Pro-farm worker legislation since 1994 has provided some protection, but it...
Africa, South Africa
Thursday, September 26, 2019
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the African Union Commission will launch a new report on "The State of Social Assistance in Africa" on the margins of the 74th UN General Assembly
The publication is a product of a partnership between UNDP...
America, United States
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Highlighting the positive impact of EU actions in the health sector in the Central African Republic (CAR), speakers will engage in a lively debate around user fees and the provision of health services in post-crisis CAR and other countries. A link with the...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Live event: The seminar presents a working paper that examines the incidence and employment impacts of the Employment Tax Incentive, a South African wage subsidy system that is targeted to the employers of low-wage youth. The paper uses a triple differences...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
In a 2015 book, James Ferguson analysed the notion of sharing as a principle of distribution of social protection payments or “cash transfers” in the Global South in general, and in southern Africa in particular. Noting that current schemes of distribution...