Social protection response to COVID-19 in rural LAC: Protection and promotion of employment in the agricultural sector

Author: Lucas Sato ,Camila Rolon ,Beatriz Burattini ,Victor Thives ,Louisa Wagner ,Arniela Rénique ,Mauricio Mireles

Abstract:This Policy Research Brief reflects on how to improve social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean after the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on social insurance and labour market measures. It studies the regional social protection response to COVID-19 and analyses three country-level examples that show promising features for promoting and protecting rural employment in the region. Based on this analysis, it recommends measures to build rural social protection back better.

Keywords:Social protection; Latin America and the Caribbean; social insurance; labour market; COVID-19
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Type/Issue:Policy Research Brief/83

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