3 alternative sources of financing for social protection

Taxes are an important resource for governments as they launch and expand their social protection programs. But various participants at Asia-Pacific Social Protection Week argued for thinking out of the box when it comes to unlocking other sources to diminish people's exposure to risks.

About the author

  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.