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The politics of food relief in Uganda’s COVID-19 era

Anguyo, Innocent (2020) The politics of food relief in Uganda’s COVID-19 era. Africa at LSE (01 Jul 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

As government responses to COVID-19 ban citizens from distributing food, questions in Uganda about who supplies food relief has caused tensions between political parties and between the executive and parliament. With lockdown measures expected to have large impacts on national poverty, an emerging consensus considers food distribution to be instrumentalised by the government ahead of upcoming elections.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2020 14:21
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2020 00:44
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/105892

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