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Social Protection and Regime Stability in Ethiopia. The Merits of Integrating Formal and Informal Social Protection Systems

Megatrends Policy Brief 15, 11.04.2023, 8 Pages


Ethiopia uses formal social protection programmes as a political instrument. Some of these, however, have an adverse effect on citizens’ equitable access to resources. Integrating informal social protection platforms into the system could help reduce both societal grievances and state fragility.