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Social protection complements all of the above-mentioned interventions by smoothing transitions. Social protection programmes help the poor to access highly productive employment by increasing access to financial resources and allowing low-income people to take risks – for example, by adopting new production methods or starting a small business. Constraints, such as a lack of liquidity, credit or insurance, may hinder low-income people’s efforts to increase productivity in agriculture or in other sectors. Social protection can address income inequality and promote more equitable and sustainable growth. Rather than simply focus on the limitations of informal services, policymakers should also recognize the ...
 
 
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09 Oct
United Nations @UN
RT @FAOKnowledge: Investing in rural‑urban areas is key to ending hunger and poverty. Digital Report out now 👉https://t.co/iiXOmNqWSc #Ze…
09 Oct
World Food Programme @WFP
RT @FAOKnowledge: Investing in rural‑urban areas is key to ending hunger and poverty. Digital Report out now 👉https://t.co/iiXOmNqWSc #Ze…