Why social protection holds the key to fighting hunger
5 positive impacts of social protection measures 08 Jul 2015 What happens when money is given directly to people living in dire conditions? Will children be better nourished? Will families be more productive or will they become dependent? Will economies grow stronger? Today, some 70 percent of the world population, most of which live in rural areas, have no access to adequate social protection measures. For this reason, FAO has stepped up its efforts to help governments and partners incorporate social protection into national development strategies and policies Here are five positive impacts directly derived from social protection measures Social protection boosts family income and food security – by providing income (cash) or consumption (food) transfers.…
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Joe Zwickey is a motivated man with a dry sense of humor. Like so many of us, he’s a busy individual who works multiple jobs, hangs out with friends, works on hobbies, and he used to manage high school football and basketball teams for four years. With everything on his plate, Joe still squeezes in his workouts at the YMCA three times a week Encouraged by his friends, Joe began coming to the YMCA a couple years ago. Now, he incorporates a mix of strength and cardio routines throughout his week, including squats, planks, and throw downs. Joe started working with personal trainer, Kailyn Danhouser, about four months ago. The pair meets once a week, and they have already seen improvement physically, structurally, as well as in Joe’s attitude. When asked if working…
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