Monday, December 21, 2020
Climate change disproportionately impacts the world’s most impoverished. So, experts are asking, why can’t they receive direct compensation and support?
Africa, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Asia, Bhutan, India, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, United Kingdom, Europe
Thursday, December 3, 2020
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Accounting for 80.8% of jobs, the informal sector is the main source of employment and the backbone of...
Thursday, November 26, 2020
On November 16th, INCLUDE held the third session of its 2020 Platform Meeting with members, special guests and experts from various fields. The session aimed to understand the changing perspectives of African policy stakeholders on social protection (SP...
Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Most of the world’s poor live in rural areas, working mainly in smallholder agriculture. The pandemic threatens to expose—and exacerbate—gender differences in the constraints that farmers face. Such differences leave women particularly vulnerable to the...
Africa, Africa - General, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Uganda
Monday, February 24, 2020
In the last household survey done by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics in 2016/2017, we saw a spike in poverty levels countrywide, from 19.7 per cent in 2006 to 21.4 per cent. Northern Uganda was the exception, with the number of poor people reducing from...
Thursday, February 13, 2020
The World Bank has today released the 14th Uganda Economic Update which has focused on social protection systems in Uganda and proposes a more effective approach to reduce vulnerability and to support more inclusive growth. The report indicates that...
Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Africa