The Recognition and Protection of Informal Traders in COVID-19 Laws: Lessons from Africa

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Pamhidzai H. Bamu, Teresa Marchiori, WIEGO
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Bamu, Pamhidzai H. and Teresa Marchiori 2020. The Recognition and Protection of Informal Traders in COVID-19 Laws: Lessons from Africa. WIEGO 

This paper analyses the COVID-19 laws of 41 Anglophone, Francophone and Lusophone African countries with an informal trading lens. It considers the implications of these laws for informal traders' continuity of work, measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and social dialogue and engagement with governments.


This paper is available in French.

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