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- International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD),University of Kassel; Tata Institute for Social Science (TISS), Mumbai
|Dates:||September 28-30, 2013|
|Description:||Annual Thematic Conference - The Roles of Work, Food and Cash in Overcoming Poverty|
|Location:||Mumbai, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India|
|Subject:||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. [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]|