SADC BASIC INCOME GRANT

SADC: Poverty alongside mineral wealth – the case for a universal basic income grant Africa accounts for 60% of the world’s Platinum; 40% Gold;...

SADC Basic Income Grant e-Newsletter

The latest issue of the SADC Basic Income Grant Newsletter is Out. There are new and exciting developments, news,  recommended readings and forthcoming events...

Charity or justice?

In 2005, President Mandela spoke these words to a crowd gathered in Trafalgar Square, London, campaigning for the end of poverty. As I was...

SADC BIG e-Newsletter

The latest issue of the SADC Basic Income Grant Newsletter is Out. There are new and exciting developments, news,  recommended readings and forthcoming events...

Declarations and Communiques from the 10th CS Forum.

SPII recently attended and participated at the 10th SADC Civil Society Forum Conference held in Harare, Zimbabwe. Download full Pdf Document of Declarations  Declaration 10th...

SADC People’s Summit

SPII is proud to share and circulate the Communique from the recently convened SADC People’s Summit in Bulawayo Zimbabwe. Download full Pdf Document  SADC...

SADC Poverty alongside Mineral Wealth

This paper is part of a five-year project that the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII)1 is working on that seeks to investigate the...

SADC BIG E-NEWSLETTER ISSUE 4

The latest SADC Basic Income Grant Campaign Newsletter June Issue is out. Click here for more.  

SADC BIG NEWSLETTER ISSUE 3

The latest issue of the SADC BIG Campaign Newsletter is out. Click here for more

Why a SADC BIG funded predominantly from taxing extractives should be seriously considered!

Fundamentally, fiscal policy shapes the environment in which trade, investment and development take place. Central to the current economic development agenda, taxation should provide...

Lack of Social Protection for Women in Informal Employment: Would the Universal Big Income Grant be the Answer?

Substantial allocations of the national budgets are being invested annually in social protection policies and programme to address high levels of poverty and vulnerability...

SADC BIG e-Newsletter Issue 2

Social Protection has never been as important as it is now in Southern Africa. We at the Secretariat are excited about the call for...

SPII 2018 Annual Report

South Africa has had quite a tumultuous year. The ruling party received a new president (Cyril Ramaphosa) and a revised ‘top six’ leadership, announced at its Elective Conference on 16 December 2017…….

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