Booklet: Social Protection in Africa. Overview for policy-makers

The Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA) in association with the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) have published a Booklet on Social Protection targeted at Policy makers. The Booklet was launched at the 12th Annual Meeting of African Academies of Science (AMASA), in Johannesburg in November 2016. … ———- Please continue reading

Leila Patel: Social Welfare and and Social Development

A new publication by SASPEN Advisory Council Member and Director of the Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA) of the University of Johannesburg, Prof Leila Patel, titled “Social Welfare and Social Development” discusses social welfare practice in global and regional context. It addresses issues of poverty, unemployment and populations at … ———- Please continue reading

UNRISD-Seminar: The Graduation Approach to Social Protection

The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) will have an Research-Related Activity on 27 Jun 2016 at the United Nations Office at Geneva: This UNRISD Seminar will examine whether graduation, in the context of social protection schemes, is a viable way to help people move out of extreme … ———- Please continue reading

UNU-WIDER: Paper on Poverty Reduction and Social Development

The UNU-WIDER (United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research) has published a working paper on ‘Needs vs Expediency – Poverty Reduction and Social Development in Post-Conflict Countries’. Conflict depletes all forms of human and social capital, as well as supporting institutions. The scale of the human damage can … ———- Please continue reading