RFE: Conference Listings
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International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD),University of Kassel;Tata Institute for Social Science (TISS), Mumbai
- September 28-30, 2013
- Annual Thematic Conference - The Roles of Work, Food and Cash in Overcoming Poverty
- Mumbai, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India
- The following issues will be addressed:- Agricultural practices that increase the availability of food for poor people, e.g. production for domestic use; land reform, reduction of post-harvest losses; strengthening peri-urban agriculture; sustainable productivity increase, etc.- Policies for better access to food, e.g. empowerment of beneficiaries, shorter supply chains; better government food distribution schemes; cash transfers; food stamps; etc.- Policies for affordable financial services for the poor, e.g. public banks, co-operative banks, or special subsidies for private banks; new digital technologies to reach the rural poor; etc.- Decent Work policies for informal workers, e.g. better working conditions for rural workers, self-organization of informal workers, universal social security; public works and employment guarantee schemes, policies and processes of formalization, etc. [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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