Blogs on social assistance
Published on Thursday, 18 August 2016
Financing has been a constant challenge to the expansion of antipoverty transfers in developing countries.
Published on Friday, 12 August 2016
For social protection to become truly inclusive, social protection must meet the needs of younger women and men.
Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016
The challenge of providing social protection for older persons in the region is about coming to terms with rapid social change processes as well as household saving and financing pension systems.
Published on Wednesday, 11 September 2013
In an often harsh and unpredictable world, social protection schemes provide an essential buffer against extreme events like job losses, as well as support during times of ill health or in old age, but in Developing Asia coverage levels are falling well short of the region’s vast needs.
Published on Wednesday, 10 July 2013
The Social Protection Index is a relatively simple indicator that divides total expenditures on social protection by the total number of intended beneficiaries of ADB's social protection programs.
Published on Monday, 15 April 2013
Working in the development field brings us closer to people. While there’s no assurance that what we are doing would create huge impacts on development, we take comfort in knowing that in our own little ways, we contribute to a higher purpose – human development.