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Kenya commits to further increasing social protection investment, Development Pathways flags funding priorities

Development Pathways has set out priorities for Kenya's social protection sector review, as the Government moves to increase investment in programmes. 

The Deputy President committing to increased investment in social protection at SP Conference

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Persons with a disability not sharing in increased prosperity as focus shifts to social protection

Disabled people are losing ground and not sharing in the increased prosperity of many developing countries. This is according to the findings of a new report that come at a time the UK says social protection can help to tackle discrimination.


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Cash transfers play bigger role in humanitarian contexts

Global spending on cash and vouchers in humanitarian contexts reached an estimated $2.8bn in 2016, according to the latest State of the World's Cash report.


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Insight into older people's experiences of accessing pensions revealed

Today HelpAge International launches a refreshed version of its Pension Watch website.


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Social protection "vital to ensure that no person with a disability is left behind"

Recommendations on how nations can include everybody, including persons with a disability, in their social and ecomomic development strategies have been set out after the UK's DFID vowed to prioritise the issue.

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Workshop held on when citizen involvement helps improve social protection delivery

Development Pathways, Age International and HelpAge International will next week hold a seminar to discuss the findings of research on when and how social accountability initiatives can contribute to better delivery of social protection programmes.


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Married at 75: how pensions influence more than a person's income

Today Development Pathways marks Valentine's Day with a blog from our Senior Social Policy Specialist Alexandra Barrantes, who, writing for Age International, highlights how the Senior Citizens' Grant was a positive turning point for a couple.

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