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    • 2016 General Elections: Vote 4 Education, Vote 4 Health 

      Nabwowe, Angella; Mncwabe, Nokukhanya (2015)
      70 Year old Zaina Bakanansa, resident of Kyetume-Bukasa village, Nakisunga Sub- County Mukono District believes elections are just a waste of time. “ No Member of Parliament or Local Council Chairperson has made a ...
    • 2021 General Elections: Voting for Quality Service Delivery 

      Namusobya, Salima; Nabwowe Kasule, Angella; Mncwabe, Nokukhanya (Economic and Social Rights Advocacy (ESRA), 2020)
      The focus of this 12th issue of the Economic and Social Rights Advocacy (ESRA) Brief, produced by the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), has as its theme: 2021 General Elections: Voting for Quality Service ...
    • Absenteeism: Key Driver of Poor Performance in Primary Education 

      UNICEF (UNICEF, 2016)
      With the introduction of Universal Primary Education (UPE) in 1997, Government committed to provide free education to all children of primary school going age. Through the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Uganda ...
    • Absorption and Implementation Constraint to Uganda’s National Development Plan (NDP) 

      Lakuma, Corti Paul; Lwanga, Musa Mayanja (Economic Plicy Research Centre, 2017)
      Budget execution remains a challenge in Uganda. Weak budget disbursements, back-loaded spending procurement delay, inflexibility in budget execution and fiscal incapacity at local government level highlight ongoing challenges ...
    • Access to education by children with special needs: What are the issues? 

      Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit (Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit, 2019)
      Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 calls for “inclusive and quality education for all”. This is in line with Article 30 and 34 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (1995) which states that education for all ...
    • Accountability In Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) 

      Namusobya, Salima; Nabwowe, Angella; Nakulima, Saphina; Mugoya, Musa (Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), 2017)
      In the discussions about Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) for provision of key social services, the justification, in both support for and opposition to the concept revolves mainly around accountability and risk management ...
    • Achieving Middle Income Status: What needs to be done 

      National Planning Authority (National Planning Authority, 2018)
      Uganda aspires to attain a per capita income of USD 1,039 by 2020 as spelt out in the Second National Development Plan (NDPII). To achieve the middle-income target Uganda should sustain an average growth of above 10 percent ...
    • Addressing Youth Unemployment in Uganda: The Inevitable Advice of the 21st Century 

      Ssembajjwe, Ben (Gateway Research Centre, 2020)
      The issues raised in this policy brief provide a body of recommendations to policy makers including: the central government, local governments, curriculum developers, educationalists, and other policy implementers. It also ...
    • Adequacy and effectiveness of Uganda’s gambling regulatory framework 

      Ahaibwe, Gemma; Lakuma, Corti Paul; Katunze, Miriam; Mawejje, Joseph (Economic Policy Research Centre, 2016)
      In light of the likely negative impacts of gambling, the industry needs to be strictly controlled, well regulated and effectively policed. Presently, the gambling industry is regulated by the National Lotteries Board (NLB) ...
    • The Africa we want An Africa Women’s Position Statement on the Post 2015 Development Agenda 

      Uganda Women’s Network (Uganda Women’s Network, 2015)
      As the discourse on the post 2015 agenda across the globe grows, representatives from women’s rights organizations, faith based, wider civil society organizations and media from over 14 African countries convened from the ...
    • All you need to know about ILO Convention 190 and Recommendation 206 on Violence and Harassment in the world of work. 

      Akina Mama wa Afrika (Akina Mama wa Afrika, 2019)
      Violence and harassment at work is a human rights issue. It affects workplace place relations, worker engagement, health productivity, quality of public and private services, and enterprise reputation. It affects labour ...
    • An analysis of Uganda’s tax system: Is it fair? 

      Fair Tax Monitor (Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) Uganda, 2019)
      Over the last three decades, Uganda’s main tax objective has been to mobilize domestic revenue as a way of providing essential public services and reducing foreign aid dependence. However the challenge facing Uganda is how ...
    • An analysis on the link between Public Debt and Domestic Revenue Mobilization (DRM) within the EAC 

      SEATINIUganda (SEATINIUganda, 2021)
      Countries in the East African Community (EAC) have continued to witness an escalating debt situation that has now been worsened by the COVID-19 driven crisis. Even before the pandemic, EAC countries had already accumulated ...
    • Are the Public Financial Management E-Systems Performing? 

      Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit (Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit, 2019)
      Public Financial Management (PFM) refers to the rules, regulations, tools, institutions, and instruments government uses to manage public resources. Well-designed PFM institutions support economic policy objectives, lead ...
    • Assessment of the Coherence between Uganda’s Tax Laws and Policies and the EAC Common Market Protocol 

      Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) Uganda (Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) Uganda, 2014)
      The East African Community (EAC) identified and prioritized the harmonization of taxation regimes of the Partner States as a way of fostering its goal towards the implementation of the Common Market Protocol. This is on ...
    • Bank-level Analysis of the Determinants of Lending Rate Stickiness in Uganda 

      Nampewo, Dorothy (The African Economic Research Consortium, 2020)
      This study determines the existence and drivers of the asymmetrical response of lending rates to policy rate changes in Uganda’s banking sector. Uganda’s banking system seems to be faced with sticky adjustments of lending ...
    • Beyond Statistics: How can we achieve universal basic education of acceptable quality in Uganda? 

      Nabwowe, Angella; Mncwabe, Nokukhanya (2014)
      The Right to Education is guaranteed under article 30 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda; the country is, moreover party to International Conventions that guarantee this right, including the International ...
    • 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 ...
    • Brief on the state of play of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Negotiations 

      Nalunga, Jane (Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) Uganda, 2020)
      The quest for Africa’s Unity and formation of African Economic Community goes back to the independence struggles and the struggles for economic decolonization of Africa. These aspirations were translated into the the Lagos ...
    • Building Strong Communities against land and water grabbing 

      Katosi, Women Development Trust (KWDT) (Financial support from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC)-Canada, 2017)
      Small scale fishers in Uganda continue to struggle for access to the land and water resources on which they depend for their livelihoods, and are increasingly at risk of losing access to these resources entirely. Competing ...