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Social Protection for the Poorest in Africa - Learning from Experience

8th - 10th September, 2008
Kampala, Uganda

Development Research & Training (Uganda)

Brooks World Poverty Institute


This international conference will bring together practitioners, researchers and policy-makers involved in the development, design and implementation of social protection programmes, especially those which aim to address extreme and chronic poverty, with the aim of learning from existing programmes and informing the extension of social protection in Africa.

The conference concept note is available to download  here

Speakers and schedule

Key speakers and participants include:

  • Dr. Sonya M Sultan, DFID, Ghana
  • Tamar T Schrofer, UNICEF, Ghana
  • Charles Lwanga-Ntale, Conference organiser
  • Hon. Suleiman Madada, Minister of State for Disability
  • Hon. Prof. Ssemakula Kiwanuka, Minister of State for Planning
  • Hon. Mwesigwa Rukutana, Minister of State for Labour
  • His Lordship Hon. Justice James Ogoola, The Principal Judge

Event website

Visit the conference website for details on how to register, the programme and additional information and resources

Meeting reports

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Resources and links


  • The call for papers is now closed but is available to view