Otsieno Namwaya, East Africa Director at Human Rights Watch.

Irregularities Mar Kenya’s COVID-19 Cash Transfers

By Human Rights Watch Press Published August 26, 2021 Kenyan authorities failed to design a social security programme that would guarantee everyone an adequate standard of living during the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In a report titled We Are All Vulnerable Here: Kenya’s Pandemic Cash Transfer Program Riddled with Irregularities,…

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Mawira Chitima, IFAD Representative and Country Director for Ethiopia

Ethiopia Receives Funding to Safeguard Jobs and Livelihoods

By IFAD Published May 27, 2021 Ethiopia is set to receive EUR26.5 million worth of liquidity and debt relief to rural financial institutions to protect jobs and safeguard livelihoods during the COVID-19 pandemic. The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the European Union (EU) who are providing the funds…

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Fund to Help Prevent Food Crisis in Wake of COVID-19 Launched

By Abdi Ali Published April 25, 2020 A new multi-donor fund to help mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on food production, market access and employment has been launched. The US$240 Million COVID-19 Rural Poor Stimulus Facility by United Nations’ International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) was launched on…

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