Social Protection

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In the Caribbean, FAO advocates for stronger political commitment on social protection for climate change

At a high-level event convened/hosted by FAO and UNICEF, experts call for social protection to be positioned high on the climate agenda

Calls for expansion of social protection to rural areas at Africa Regional Policy dialogue on social protection

The dialogue highlights the critical role that social protection plays in alleviating poverty, reducing hunger, enhancing food security, building resilience,...

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New report confirms that social protection is effective for pro-poor climate action

FAO publishes a synthesis of existing data that shows how social protection supports climate adaptation and mitigation. 

G20: FAO Director-General appeals for peace, right to food and global governance reforms

The Meeting was the first major event of Brazil’s 2024 G20 presidency, which features hunger, sustainable development and global governance as the key...

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Achieving universal access to social protection to end child labour in Africa

Progressively expanding access to adequate social protection is paramount in ending child labour,

Social protection, a key solution for directing climate finance to poor small-scale farmers

This opinion article explains actions to chanel more climate finance into social protection so as to better reach small-scale farmers.

Tackling gender inequality in a climate-changed world

Agrifood and social protection systems can empower women and girls to build climate resilience.

Social protection for inclusive climate action: COP28 and beyond

This article highlights four priorities for ensuring a central role of social protection in climate action.