6 Feb 2013
Social Safety Nets in Bangladesh
Author: Ishraq Ahmed
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
Spending on social programs to alleviate poverty and address the overall economic needs of the vulnerable segments of the population has been an integral part of the Bangladesh government’s strategy to tackle poverty.
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Social Media in Pakistan
Author: Michael Kugelman
Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF)
This report argues that social media in Pakistan serves five important functions: 1) it circulates stories ignored by traditional media, or at least bestows greater attention on them; 2) it facilitates group mobilization, primarily by disseminating i...
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Livelihoods, Basic Services and Social Protection in Nepal
Author: Bishnu Raj Upreti, Sony KC, Richard Mallett, Babken Babajanian, Kailash Pyakuryal, Safal Ghimire, Anita Ghimire, Sagar Raj Sharma
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
This paper seeks to establish the current level of knowledge as well as identify key gaps in the understanding of livelihoods, basic services and social protection in Nepal.
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