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    Combating Poverty and Inequality

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    This document is part of a digital collection provided by the Martin P. Catherwood Library, ILR School, Cornell University, pertaining to the effects of globalization on the workplace worldwide. Special emphasis is placed on labor rights, working conditions, labor market changes, and union organizing.UNRISD_CombatingPovertyAndInequality.pdf: 36 downloads, before Oct. 1, 2020

    The Role of Civil Society in Policy Formulation and Service Provision

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    This document is part of a digital collection provided by the Martin P. Catherwood Library, ILR School, Cornell University, pertaining to the effects of globalization on the workplace worldwide. Special emphasis is placed on labor rights, working conditions, labor market changes, and union organizing.UNRISD_CivilSocietyPolicyFormation.pdf: 2456 downloads, before Oct. 1, 2020

    What Choices Do Democracies Have in Globalizing Economies? Technochratic Policy Making and Democratization

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    This document is part of a digital collection provided by the Martin P. Catherwood Library, ILR School, Cornell University, pertaining to the effects of globalization on the workplace worldwide. Special emphasis is placed on labor rights, working conditions, labor market changes, and union organizing.UNRISD_DemocraciesGlobalizingEconomies.pdf: 39 downloads, before Oct. 1, 2020

    Price Volatility in Agricultural Markets - Evidence, impact on food security and policy responses

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    Recent bouts of extreme price volatility in global agricultural markets portend rising and more frequent threats to world food security. A new Policy Brief of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization argues that countries should improve market functioning and equip themselves better to cope with the adverse effects of extreme volatility. Apart from improving global safety nets, countries can lower their vulnerability by raising agricultural productivity for a diverse set of crops that proves both competitive and sustainable, as well as by promoting dietary diversification.rural development, hunger, food security, economic crisis, prices, agriculture

    Making the Food Aid Convention meet the realities of the 21st century

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    Emergency situations have become increasingly frequent over the past 25 years, often coupled with acute and chronic food insecurity in the affected countries. International responses to these crises have generally focused on addressing immediate humanitarian needs, as evidenced by the growing share of food aid that is channelled to emergencies. However, achieving lasting food security would often require an integrated development approach that combines short-term relief measures with longer-term mitigation strategies. A reformed Food Aid Convention (FAC) could provide the institutional framework for more effective interventions.rural development, hunger, food security, economic crisis, prices, agriculture

    Fighting Poverty and Hunger - What role for urban agriculture?

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    Towns and cities are growing rapidly in developing countries. This process is often accompanied by high levels of poverty and hunger, leading many urban dwellers to engage in farming activities to help satisfy their food needs. Policy makers need to recognize this reality and actively seize the opportunities offered by urban agriculture.rural development, hunger, food security, economic crisis, prices, agriculture

    MIS IDA Operations Manual: Management Information System for Individual Development Accounts

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    MIS IDA Operations Manual: Management Information System for Individual Development Account

    FCAB Africa: Advancing Financial Stability, Security, and Well-Being

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    In sub-Saharan Africa, mobile phones and financial technology have opened doors to financial inclusion for millions, but the new financial terrain is uneven ground fraught with risks. High fees, aggressive marketing, mounting personal debt, varied digital access, and nascent regulatory structures heighten vulnerability and threaten hard-won progress toward broad financial inclusion. Financial Capability and Asset Building in Africa, or FCAB Africa, will equip human-service professionals to broaden financial stability, security, and well-being in sub-Saharan Africa, developing the financial capability of service populations and cultivating sound financial strategies. The initiative will also work with financial-service providers to create a comprehensive financial-development program delivered through existing services, including fintech. This Fact Sheet describes the goals of the FCAB Africa initiative and strategy for achieving the

    Inquiry, Innovation, & Impact: Report to the Community

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    Inquiry, Innovation, & Impact: Report to the Communit

    The Basics of Progressive 529s

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    The Basics of Progressive 529
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