Recent Submissions

  • The State of ICT in Uganda 

    Gillwald, Alison; Mothobi, Onkokame; Ndiwalana, Ali; Tusubira, Tusu (International Development Research Centre IDRC, 2019)
    In line with global commitments to improve digital inclusion and to realise the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, the Government of Uganda has committed the country to developing a digital vision for Uganda. It ...
  • Training, Technology, and Credit in Senegal and Uganda 

    Smith, Stephen C.; Fishman, Ram (BASIS Assets and Market Access Innovation Lab, 2014)
    Many technologies and improved farming practices hold great promise for boosting agricultural production and reducing poverty in developing countries, yet in Sub Saharan Africa the adoption of such technologies has been ...
  • Maintenance of National Roads: What are the key challenges? 

    Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit (Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit, 2019)
    Uganda has a total road network of 146,000Km of which 21,544km (14.8%) are national roads. These are under the management of Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA). Of these, 4,551Km (22.2%) are paved, while 16,003Km (77.8%) ...
  • How can the performance of the Electricity Sub-sector be enhanced? 

    Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit (Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit, 2019)
    Electricity remains critical for Uganda to attain the growth trajectory and socio-economic transformation of her fast growing population. However, the overall rate of access to electricity in Uganda remains low (about 19% ...
  • The energy charter treaty (ECT) is a decoy: East African Community (EAC) countries should desist from acceding to it 

    Lumonya, Faith (Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) Uganda, 2021)
    Access to energy is a crucial element in the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Energy access for all is one of the key drivers of inclusive growth as it creates opportunities for women, youths, and ...
  • The timely decision for businesses in Uganda to adopt modern technology in the new world setting 

    Kayemba, Joseph (Gateway Research Centre, 2020)
    2019 will be remembered as the year the world was hit by an originally unknown and remorseless disease. By 2020, the whole world was locked down because of Coronavirus pandemic. Everything changed including the way businesses ...
  • The road maintenance backlog: A cause for concern 

    Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit (Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit, 2019)
    Uganda’s classified road network funded by the Uganda Road Fund (URF) is 107,020Km (URF, 2013). These are broken down as 20,552Km for Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) and 86,468Km for Districts, Urban and Community ...
  • Urban Roads Resealing Project (URRP) under Ministry of Works and Transport: Are the outputs and outcomes being achieved? 

    Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit (Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit, 2019)
    The Urban Roads Resealing Project (URRP) was instituted in June 2011 will end in June 2020. It aimed at rehabilitating or upgrading some of the major roads and streets within urban centres by force account. The Force Account ...
  • Will the lack of gender disaggregated statistics affect the attainment of energy SDGs in Uganda? 

    Economic Policy Research Centre (Economic Policy Research Centre, 2020)
    Availability of gendered energy statistics is critical to guide decision makers and practitioners in the gender-responsive policy making and implementation at both national and sub-national levels. However, during the ...