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SPII, “Making the case for a SADC BIG”

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Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute

[Craig Axford]

SUMMARY: Despite high levels of mineral resources that exist in most countries within SADC, SADC states are characterised by high levels of poverty and some of the highest levels of inequality globally. It is against this background that the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) initiated a campaign for the introduction of a Southern African Development Community (SADC) – wide universal cash transfer (Basic Income Grant – BIG) to be funded by a tax on extractive industries.

“Making the case for a SADC BIG”, Studies in Poverty and Inequality Instutite, October 9, 2013

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