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Publications 2018-01-17T14:12:39+00:00

Options Assessment for Electronic Cash Transfer Delivery

The way social transfers are paid is important as this can mediate the impact of a programme, affect the cost and risks faced by a programme, and affect burden on recipients. This study report explores [...]

Connect no.1 (Asia Pacific newsletter )

We relaunched Asia Pacific newsletter with a new look and new name - Connect, which better reflects our network approach.  In this first refresh issue, the feature article is on the National Transfer Accounts (NTA). This [...]

The ageing of Myanmar’s farmer population (Summary)

This is summary of the report “The Ageing of Myanmar’s Farmer Population: Implications for Agriculture and Food Security” to assess the ageing trends of Myanmar’s farming population. The report considered three main questions: the future age [...]

Old age income security in Thailand: Work, family and social protection

This brief explores how growing older affect a person’s income security in Thailand. To answer this question, it looks at three of the most important income sources for older people: work, family and social protection. The [...]

Old age income security in the Philippines: Work, family and social protection

This brief explores how growing older affect a person’s income security in the Philippines. To answer this question, it looks at three of the most important income sources for older people: work, family and social [...]

Impacts of migration on households in Myanmar’s Dry Zone (summary)

This brief is based on a report, “Impacts of Migration on Households in the Dry Zone, Myanmar”, which examines recent migration during the last five years.  The focus is on migrants who moved beyond township for at [...]

Investing in Healthy and Active Aging for Sustainable Growth

This is a forum report from a multistakeholder forum entitled 'Investing in Healthy and Active Aging for Sustainable Growth, A Regional Approach to Promoting Innovative Long-Term Care'. This forum was held on the sidelines of the [...]

Impacts of migration on households in the Dry Zone, Myanmar

The study analyses data from the 2017 Dry Zone Migration Impact Survey to examine the impacts of migration on households in migration‐source areas (Mandalay and Magway Regions). The report describes characteristics and patterns of migration and [...]

The Ageing of Myanmar’s Farmer Population

Farming, especially paddy production, dominates the agriculture sector of Myanmar and much of this activity is undertaken by smallholder farmers who are growing old. The report "The Ageing of Myanmar’s Farmer Population: Implications for Agriculture and [...]

Old age income security in Bangladesh: Work, family and social protection

This brief explores how growing older affect a person’s income security in Bangladesh. To answer this question, it looks at three of the most important income sources for older people: work, family and social protection. [...]

Regional newsletter

This issue of Connect newsletter focuses on creating sustainable and resilient societies in Asia, horticulture in India's Thar Desert, older people-led disaster risk reduction, and the right to long-term care and palliative care. A reflection on roles of communities and governments in the scope of health and care is presented through an exclusive interview.

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