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Alba Riobó Souto posted Information 16 September 2013

Over the last decades, tourism has experienced continued growth and increased diversification, becoming one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world.

Capacity4dev Team posted Information 29 May 2019

Capacity4dev recently spoke to Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, a development economist and research fellow at the Institute of Development Studies in the UK, who's considered a leading expert on social protection.

Zena Mouawad uploaded a new Document 29 March 2019
Andrea Floridi uploaded a new Document 12 May 2015

The report introduces and explains many key-definitions and stresses the main challenges characterizing to informal economy, informal employment and social protection systems.

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In November 2016, the EU initiated its largest ever humanitarian scheme, the €348 million Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) in Turkey. ESSN is based on the idea that giving families cash rather than in-kind aid (such as food or blankets) restores some dignity and normality to their lives, as well as acknowledging that they know best what their families need.
Four-fifths of humanitarian crises now last more than five years, which means traditional short-term responses become recurrent and therefore it is important to start thinking long term while responding to immediate needs.
Four-fifths of humanitarian crises now last five years or more, causing traditional short-term responses to become increasingly recurrent. It is therefore important to start thinking long-term while responding to immediate needs.
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After natural disasters a lot of funding goes into the humanitarian response – but it’s an inefficient way of funding what is essentially a chronic problem, according to expert Nicholas Freeland. Panelists from the European Development Days discuss investing in social protection and resilience as a better avenue for the response, and share lessons learned from social protection systems in Malawi and Ghana.
Partnership for Prospects
Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development runs a programme that attempts to deliver short-term relief and longer-term development support to Syrian refugees and host communities across the Middle East.

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