consolidates existing literature and demographic data for Rwanda;
identifies longer-term constraints and opportunities for harnessing Rwanda’s demographic transition through a social protection lens;
makes recommendations on priority actions to support both policy makers and development partners in planning for Rwanda’s changing population and age.
The study is an output from the Department for International Development’s ‘Strengthening Research Systems for Poverty Reduction in East Africa Programme’
Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Emily Wylde, Martina Ulrichs, Isabella Aboderin, Jeannette Bayisenge, Albert Irambeshya (2018) Population Ageing in Rwanda: Current Needs, Future Projections, and Implications for Policy: Final Report. Brighton: Institute of Development Studies
Centre for Social Protection (2018) What are the implications of ageing and demographic change in Rwanda? IDS Policy Briefing, Issue February 2018.
Published 28 February 2018