About the policy dialogue
While women’s entrepreneurship and social protection are areas of national policy concern in relation to Uganda’s development strategies, there is a need for a more proactive approach to ensure that current commitments in these areas do not remain on paper. In relation to women’s entrepreneurship, this includes revisiting national policies with a focus on skills development initiatives, institutions and government budgets. For social protection, this entails a review of institutional reforms and effective implementation of policies and programmes, among other things. Against this background, this African Policy Dialogue proposes to establish effective national-level policy-knowledge communities on women’s entrepreneurship and social protection.