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    • Excess Reserves in Uganda’s Banking System and the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy 

      The African Economic Research Consortium (The African Economic Research Consortium, 2013)
      The objective of this policy brief is to establish how high excess reserves in the banking system affect the effectiveness of monetary policy formulation. This has implications on the Bank of Uganda’s role in implementing ...
    • Institutional, Legal and Regulatory Reforms to Enhance Labor Export in Uganda 

      Walusumbi-Mpanga, George F. (TrustAfrica, 2013)
      Export of labor through temporary migration is increasingly recognized worldwide as a pro-poor export strategy with significant development impacts in the poorest countries. Developing countries with excess labor, high ...
    • Enhancing people centered service delivery 

      Uganda Women’s Network (Uganda Women’s Network, 2013)
      By definition, service delivery is getting services as effectively and quickly as possible to the intended recipient. The main objective of service delivery is to ensure physical, emotional and social needs are met and ...
    • Out of Garamba, into Uganda 

      Titeca, Kristof (Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB), University of Antwerp, 2013)
      Ivory poaching and trading in central and eastern Africa has recently received a lot of attention. On the one hand, there have been a number of analyses highlighted how ‘tusks fund terror’ for the Lord’s Resistance Army ...
    • Contract Enforcement ICBE policy BRIEF in Ugandan Business Transactions: The Case of Small and Medium Enterprises 

      Mpeera Ntayi, Joseph; Rooks, Gerrit; Eyaa, Sarah; Zeija, Flavian (TrustAfrica, 2013)
      This study examines the extent to which small and medium sized business in Uganda use formal agreements when purchasing supplies. It also looks at the dispute resolution mechanisms the SMEs use when suppliers do not honor ...
    • Hidden truth: A battle within individuals 

      Uganda Women’s Network (Uganda Women’s Network, 2013)
      Sexual violence takes place within a variety of settings, including the home, the work place, schools and community. In many cases, it begins in childhood or adolescence. Sexual violence has a significant negative impact ...
    • The Effects of Investment Climate on Manufacturing Firms’ Growth in Uganda 

      Niringiye, Aggrey; Ogwal, Moses (TrustAfrica, 2013)
      This study investigated the effects of investment climate on manufacturing firms’ growth in Uganda using pseudo panel data. The low and stagnant level of manufacturing in the Gross Domestic Product within most African ...
    • Entrepreneurs with disabilities need attention too 

      Namatovu, Rebecca; Dawa, Samuel (TrustAfrica, 2013)
      The study examines entrepreneurship amongst persons with disabilities in Kampala, Uganda. According to Mukiibi & Mulya (2000) it is difficult to empower disabled persons at grassroots levels in Uganda. There is limited ...
    • Promoting Alternative Finance for SMEs in Uganda 

      Bakunda, Geoffrey; Walusimbi-Mpanga, George; Munaabi, Yvonne; Kawule Jooga, Ronald; Kugonza, Faith (TrustAfrica, 2013)
      This policy brief outlines policy actions the Government of Uganda, and other stakeholders, can take to help mitigate the perennial problem of limited access to finance by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It also ...
    • Does the Marriage Bill Meet the Human Rights Yardstick? 

      Uganda Women’s Network (Uganda Women’s Network, 2013)
      The Marriage Bill sets out to put in place a legal framework to reform and consolidate the law relating to marriage, separation and divorce; to provide for the types of recognized marriages in Uganda, marital rights and ...
    • Export Supply Response Capacity Constraints A focus on the Uganda’s Export Performance 

      Mwebaze, T.; Kavuma, S.; Hisali, E. (The African Economic Research Consortium, 2013)
      Macroeconomic stability has been achieved for quite some time in Uganda where for the last decade the country has had a single digit inflation rate averaging at 5% and GDP growth rate of an average of 6% over the last ...
    • Land tenure security and development in Uganda 

      Munk Ravnborg, Helle; Bashaasha, Bernard; Pedersen, Rasmus Hundsbæk; Spichiger, Rachel (Danish Institute for International Studies, 2013)
      Land tenure is under transition in Uganda. Policy interventions, population growth, oil discoveries and land acquisitions from national and international investors contribute to this transition. While the perception of ...
    • The Impact of Microfinance Service Delivery on the Growth of SMEs in Uganda 

      Wilfred, Nahamya K.; Ajanga, Max; Omeke, Michael; Tumwine, Norman; Nasinyama, Moses Makoha (International Development Research Centre., 2013)
      This policy brief examines the impact of microfinance service delivery on the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Eastern Uganda. The objectives of the study were as follows: Establish whether MFIs service ...
    • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Uganda 

      Bandiera, Oriana; Buehren, Niklas; Burgess, Robin; Goldstein, Markus; Gulesci, Selim; Rasul, Imran; Sulaiman, Munshi (Africa Region Gender Practice, 2013)
      The productive potential of adolescent girls in Uganda is critically limited by the reciprocal relationship between low health, education and employment indicators. With little incentive to attain relevant skills training, ...
    • The Quest to Deepen Intra-EAC Regional Trade: Progress and Challenges for Uganda 

      Shinyekwa, Isaac; Othieno, Lawrence (Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC), 2013)
      The empirical question is whether Uganda’s intra- East African Community (EAC) trade is increasing following the implementation of the regional treaty and protocols or is still dominated by other trading blocs, namely ...
    • Uganda’s National Urban Policy: The Emerging Response to Poverty, Food Security and Gender in Urban Uganda 

      Brown, Andrea M. (CIGI-Africa Initiative, 2013)
      Uganda will release its first NUP in late 2013. As an explicitly pro-poor policy, the NUP has the potential to fill in gaps in existing national policy, which fail to adequately identify and respond to urban poverty, ...
    • Economic and Social Rights in Uganda: The Status Quo 

      Nabwowe, Angella; Mncwabe, Nokukhanya (Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), 2013)
      The Economic and Social Rights Advocacy (ESRA) Brief is a biannual publication of the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER). The Brief is intended to create awareness, encourage and stimulate national debate ...
    • Bolster Trade Policy Through Business De-regulation And Economic Policy Reforms 

      Uganda Developent Management Policy Forum (UMI, 2013)
      Uganda has substantial trading potential and opportunities in her domestic, regional and international markets. However, most traders in Uganda, especially the indigenous small and medium scale entrepreneurs, operate under ...
    • Challenges to the Growth of Capital Markets in Under Developed Economies: the Case for Uganda 

      Sejjaaka, Samuel (TrustAfrica, 2013)
      Despite the universal recognition that stock markets are the most pragmatic and cost effective method to raise money for expansion and other projects, companies especially in private sector in underdeveloped economies have ...
    • The business climate in Uganda implications for job creation 

      Mawejje, Joseph (Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC), 2013)
      This brief is a summary of the findings of four business climate surveys conducted in the four quarters between April 2012 and March 2013. The purpose is to highlight the evolution of Uganda’s business climate and its ...