International Labour Organisation (ILO) argues that the poorest countries can afford to finance social protection, and there are eight options to create fiscal space.
Africa Needs to Do Innovation or KAIZEN?
How Different are Innovation and KAIZEN? Innovation is Like a Lottery. KAIZEN is Invention Without Innovation.
Social Policy and the Elimination of Extreme Poverty
“In middle-income countries, it may be that growth has lifted all the poor out of poverty who can be lifted; for the rest, social policy will be needed (Raj M. Desai 2015).”
Book Review: The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty
The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty will be a classic book for the era of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) towards 2030.
Implementing SDGs to End Poverty and Malnutrition through Sustainable Development
At the United Nations General Assembly in this month, representatives will adopt a new sustainable development goals (SDGs), consisting of 17 goals and 169 targets.
Japan Starts Emergency Assistance to Dominica over the Tropical Storm Erika
The tropical storm named Erika hit the Commonwealth of Dominica on August 27. Over dozens of losses and the ongoing catastrophe, Japan decided to support the country.
Ending Chronic Poverty by 2030: What is Required for Implementation?
In order to eliminate extreme poverty, we need to take immediate actions to tackle chronic poverty. What are the potential challenges? How can they be overcome?
Why does Japan not Tweet? Compliance and Public Relations
In development communities, it is often said, ‘we don’t know what Japan does’. People in the world think Japan is invisible.
Can Graduation Programmes End Child Poverty?
Can social protection lift up households out of poverty sustainably? The keyword of this sentence is ‘sustainably’.
Japan Starts Emergency Assistance to Nepal over the Great Earthquake
The great earthquake hit the Nepali capital Katmandu at 11:56, April 25 in local time. Within only half day, Japanese organisations have already started emergency assistance.