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Green & Smart Development

Informality and Social Protection

Are Environmental Protections Leaving Social Security Behind?

By |February 6th 2024|

Climate change exacerbates inequality while inequality exacerbates climate change. So, how can we break free from this cycle that disproportionately harms those communities that contribute the least to climate change, Taylor Cass Talbott asks.

Informality and Social Protection

Community Mobilisation Drives Social Protection and Resilience in Zimbabwean Informal Settlements

By |February 1st 2024|

Zimbabwe's informal settlements find empowerment through grassroots initiatives. From housing savings to inclusive infrastructure, Teurai Anna Nyamangara showcases how community mobilisation leads to social protection and resilience.

Informality and Social Protection

Local Solutions, Global Impact: Municipal Markets and Climate Action

By |January 23rd 2024|

How can local communities and governments work together to foster a sustainable future in Africa's food systems? Luke Metelerkamp explores how municipal fresh produce markets, vital for many informal workers, actively tackle food waste, reach organic waste targets, and embrace low-emission technologies.

Informality and Social Protection

Extending Social Protection – the Solution for Informal Workers?

By |January 16th 2024|

In a world where high inflation rates and geopolitical conflicts dominate the headlines, the urgent call for universal social protection for informal workers fades into the background. But Laura Alfers knows: This crucial lifeline is more important now than ever.

Informality and Social Protection

Navigating the Urban Informal Landscape: Social Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa Cities

By |January 9th 2024|

In Sub-Saharan Africa, the urban informal sector accounts for the majority of businesses and employment, yet workers face minimal access to formal social protection. Sharon Onyango explores the link between urban informality and social protection, proposing innovative approaches for inclusive economies in African cities.

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