Single and ready to mingle: Single registries in social protection

The COVID-19 pandemic has put many latent issues under sharp relief. One of those issues is the fact that a lot of people worldwide are only one crisis away from poverty or destitution. Social protection is one of the ways to prevent this or at least cushion the blow. Data and information for the speedy and successful scaling of social protection are currently missing or outdated in many African countries. One solution to this problem is to develop single registries. This two-pager, therefore, dives into this and offers insights as to how countries could make use of single registries in the context of social protection.