Descent Work and Economic Growth

Pillar 8: Descent Work and Economic Growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

  • 8.1: Sustain per capita economic growth in accordance with national circumstances and, in particular, at least 7 per cent gross domestic product growth per annum in the least developed Districts of Uganda
  • 8.2: Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labour-intensive sectors
  • 8.3: Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small-and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services
  • 8.4: Improve progressively, through national and global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the time framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, with developed communities and Districts taking the lead
  • 8.5: To achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value
  • 8.6: To substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training
  • 8.7: To take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and end child labour in all its forms
  • 8.8: To protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and that is in precarious employment.
  • 8.9: To devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products through establishing an ecotourism that will be the sustainable enterprise for the Little Angels Aid Ministry Uganda.
  • 8.10: Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all
  • 8.a: Increase Aid for Trade support for developing communities, in particular least developed rural communities, including through the Enhanced Integrated Framework for Trade-Related Technical Assistance to Least Developed Communities
  • 8.b: To develop and operationalize a national strategy for youth employment and implement the national Jobs Pact of the International Labour Organization
Share your food with the hungry, and give shelter to the homeless. Give clothes to those who need them, and do not hide from who need your help Isaiah 58:7