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

Call for Papers & Invitation: The Politics of Social Protection in Africa, Cape Town University, 4th-6th June 2015

The Center for Social Science Research (CSSR) is hosting a workshop on legislating and implementing welfare policy reforms in Africa from 4th-6th June 2015 at Cape Town University. The full workshop invitation and call for papers can be found here: 2015 Workshop Invitation (pdf, 87kb). The team of Prof Jeremy … ———- Please continue reading

Leila Patel on the development of South Africa’s welfare policies

Adopted in 1997, the South African White Paper for Social Welfare was one of the early policy initiatives of the post-apartheid government led former president Nelson Mandela and set the framework for social welfare policy in post-apartheid South Africa. In her key note address to the conference Social Innovation and … ———- Please continue reading