Social Protection: lessons for the decade ahead

Friday 19 November 2010

Governments in low and middle income countries are recognising what social protection can achieve. Whilst some are strengthening their programmes, others remain wary of the fiscal and social implications. Seminar presentations and discussions offered ideas on how the concept of social protection has evolved, what the key themes for research and action are, and what the best ways forward may be in Africa.

Coordinator: Stephen Turner


Frank Ellis – Professor in the School of International Development at University of East Anglia

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Nicholas Freeland – RHVP Programme Director

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Philip White – Research Fellow at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia

Rachel Sabates-Wheeler – Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at University of Sussex and a Director of the Centre for Social Protection