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Economic think-tank wants social protection reinforced amid COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has been asked to reinforce existing social protection interventions and pay pending pensions in order to cushion the elderly Ugandans in the wake of the coronavirus. Patrick Katabaazi, the Executive Director of an Independent Think Tank; the Centre for Budget and Tax Policy, …

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Extend social protection to informal sector – activists

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Women activists are calling on government to put in place reforms that are necessary for improving social protection within the informal sector. Social protection consists of policies and programs designed to reduce poverty and vulnerability by promoting efficient labour markets, diminishing people’s exposure to risks, and …

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