Basic Income Grants (BIGs) in Namibia.  report on year one of a pilot project reports reasons for optimism.  "Just six months after the introduction of the BIG, the malnutrition situation of children under five years of age had improved dramatically. The percentage of childrenmalnourished had dropped from 42% to 17%!"

posted June 4, 2009 at 11:35 a.m.