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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.

Poverty and Hunger

From Trash to Treasure: Korogocho’s Food Waste Champions

By |December 28th 2023|

Explore Nairobi's dynamic markets with Joy Carey and Sam Ikua, where waste undergoes a remarkable transformation. These champions not only reshape the narrative around waste but also address issues of food and hunger, driving innovation and leaving a lasting impact on the community.

Poverty and Hunger

Planning in the Shadow of Colonialism: India’s Balancing Act

By |December 5th 2023|

Explore how colonial legacies perpetuate inequalities in access to resources like housing and food in contemporary Indian cities. Join Utkarsh Sharma in unraveling this narrative and seeking paths to decolonization.

Poverty and Hunger

The Right to Food: School Feeding Initiatives and Inequality in Kenya’s Urban Informal Settlements

By |November 30th 2023|

Interconnected crises are fuelling food insecurity and negatively impacting children the most. Serah Kiragu-Wissler is convinced: School feeding programmes can push processes towards the realisation of a right to food.

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