Innovative strategies are needed to provide social protections and insurance cover to daily wage earners, contract workers and others in the informal economy.
With the right policies, enough jobs can be created to employ returning workers and creating the opportunity for a new era in agricultural entrepreneurship in the region.
The local knowledge and adaptability of civil society organizations are proving valuable during the ongoing pandemic.
The demand for affordable elderly care services exceeds supply in many parts of Asia. It needs to be addressed in a humane and sustainable way.
The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need to strengthen programs and policies affecting older persons both in times of crisis and afterward.
Many workers will be displaced and many businesses will close as a result of the slowdown caused by COVID-19. Providing support to those affected gives them a fighting chance.
A new program will help provide food to thousands of poor households in the Philippines.
Millions of families who were already poor and vulnerable before the COVID-19 outbreak face impossible decisions about food, healthcare, and survival. We have a responsibility to act immediately and protect those most in need.