UCT CSSR: Social Policy in the Global South

In a series of new working papers the Centre for Social Science Research (CSSR) of the University of Cape Town explores welfare reform and social policy in countries across the Global South, particularly Southern Africa and other African countries. The series includes following titles: Tweet

UCT CSSR: Social protection policies in Tanzania, 2000-2015

In a new working paper of the Centre for Social Science Research (CSSR) of the University of Cape Town, SASPEN Advisory Council Member Marianne S Ulriksen analyses the development of social protection policies in Mainland Tanzania between 2000 and 2005. Tanzania has recently scaled up a piloted conditional cash transfer … ———- Please continue reading

Upcoming Activities of the Children’s Institute, UCT

Several items of interest have been shared with us by the Children’s Institute at the University of Cape Town. Winnie Sambu writes, The Child Sensitive Social Policies Programme, Women’s University in Africa, with support from UNICEF Zimbabwe & Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), recently hosted the second SADC Child … ———- Please continue reading

SASPEN-PSP-FES International Workshop: Social Indices in the SADC Context

The Southern African Social Protection Experts Network (SASPEN) together with The Platform for Social Protection Zambia (PSP) and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Lusaka (FES) hosted an international expert workshop on June 10-11 at Chaminuka Lodge, Lusaka themed Social Indices in the SADC Context Measuring: Inequality – Monitoring Resource Distribution – Promoting Justice. Click here to … ———- Please continue reading

Pictures of Index Workshop 2015

INDEX-WORKSHOP-2015

Social Indices in the SADC Context
Measuring Inequality – Monitoring Resource Distribution – Promoting Justice
International Expert Workshop, 10-11 June 2015

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Olivier: Social Protection in Africa and China

On May 22-23, 2015, SASPEN Advisory Council member, Prof Evance Kalula, hosted an Africa-China-Colloquium themed “China-Africa: Evolving Sino-African Relations” in Cape Town. It was co-organized by the UCT Confucius Institute, UCT Centre for African Studies and the Institute for African Alternatives. SASPEN Steering Committee member Prof Marius Olivier presented on … ———- Please continue reading