Recent Submissions

  • Child Marriage and Gender-Based Violence in Uganda 

    Awich Ochen, Eric; Nanfuka, Esther; Turyomurugyendo, Florence; Jones, Adele; Wager, Nadia; Cumming, Roslyn (Uganda None, 2021)
    This Policy Brief is drawn from qualitative research carried out in 2018 in Uganda, by the None in Three Research Centre Uganda (www.noneinthree.org /uganda/ ) . The research involved in-depth interviews with 45 survivors ...
  • The Special Question of Urban Refugees in Uganda: Emerging Policy Concerns 

    Tibemanya Rwemisisi, Jude; Kugonza, Sylvester (Africa Leadership Institute, 2018)
    As the number of displaced persons exceeded the Second World War spike, the international community and host governments continue to grapple for durable solutions. Uganda faces the problem of surging number of refugees ...
  • Integrating Human Rights in Regulation of Media Practice in Uganda 

    Mbaine, Adolf; Kemigisha, Rose (Africa Leadership Institute, 2018)
    Despite ratification of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 19) and recognition of freedom of opinion and expression by the Constitution of Uganda (1995), state and media practitioners continue to clash ...
  • 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, ...
  • The potential of open data to impact resource allocation for poverty eradication in Kenya and Uganda 

    Development Initiatives Africa Hub (Development Initiatives Africa Hub, 2014)
    Between January 2013 and May 2014, Development Initiatives and Development Research and Training were part of the Open Data in Developing Countries (ODDC) study, a multi case study initiative ...
  • Income Tax Evasion in Uganda 

    Lakuma, Corti Paul (Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC), 2019)
    Uganda, just as many developing countries, collects less than potential tax. The country compares poorly to other low- income countries with regard to income tax revenue mobilization. This paper estimate the baseline ...
  • Gender-sensitive pedagogy The bridge to girls’ quality education in Uganda 

    Nabbuye, Hawah (Echidna Global Scholars Program, 2018)
    Despite major progress in recent decades, girls’ education in Uganda faces several challenges, particularly low retention, high dropout, and a lack of skills development. The government has sought to address these issues ...
  • COVID-19 Gender-Based Violence Policy Tracker 

    GIGA (GIGA, 2020)
    The Policy Briefing Papers in this series are a set of Working Papers. They are authored by volunteers and have benefited from a network of scholars, anchored by Merike Blofield (GIGA) and coordinated by Asma Khalifa ...
  • The impact of COVID-19 on Ugandan firms 

    Alfonsi, Livia; Bassi, Vittorio; Manwaring, Priya; Ngategize, Peter; Oryema, John; Stryjan, Miri; Vitali, Anna (International Growth Center (IGC) Uganda, 2021)
    The COVID-19 pandemic came at an enormous cost to both developed and developing countries, and Uganda is no exception to this. Though the country has so far been shielded from the worst in terms of health impact, measures ...
  • Violence against Women: Looking Beneath the Figures 

    Uganda Women’s Network (Uganda Women’s Network, 2012)
    Gender-based violence in all forms – physical, psychological and economic remains one of the most detrimental affronts to the lives of women. GBV is attributed to a number of factors including cultural attitudes and ...
  • Dynamics of Conflict on Women’s Rights to Land under Customary Tenure: Effectiveness of Legislation 

    Uganda Women’s Network (Uganda Women’s Network, 2010)
    Women’s land rights are protected under Uganda’s 1995 Constitution and the Land Act of 1998, which defines the types of land ownership that are legally recognized. Both clearly spell out women’s right to access and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Trend analysis of road accident outcomes associated with enhanced traffic police enforcement during Operation Fika Salama (OFS) along Kampala-Masaka road. 

    Kaganda, Paschal; Odonkonyero, Tony; Kasiima, Steven; Freddie, Ssengooba (SPEED Initiative, 2019)
    To date, sub Saharan Africa has one of the worst road injury rates in the world of which, Uganda has one of the worst RTA injury rates (WHO 2018). In Uganda, about 3500 people die due to road traffic accidents (RTAs) ...
  • Mainstreaming the Demographic Dividend Drivers in Sector and LG development plans and budgets: Moving from Policy to Programmatic Approach 

    Mbabazi, Catherine; Mutabazi, Judith; Ssekamatte, John; Ssengooba, Freddie (SPEED Initiative, 2018)
    The Vision 2040 pronounced “harnessing the demographic dividend (DD)” as one of the strategies for benefiting from the country’s abundant and young population. The DD is an opportunity for economic growth and development ...
  • Fast Tracking the Development of the Iron and Steel Industries in Uganda: A Value Chain Approach 

    National Planning Authority (National Planning Authority, 2018)
    Uganda’s Iron and Steel industry paints a picture of contradictions. Firstly, the country has abundant highquality iron ore deposits, yet its infant steel industry imports all of its raw materials. Secondly, there is ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ensuring Adequate Early Childhood Development for Uganda’s Children 

    Kasirye, Ibrahim (Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC), 2012)
    Although Uganda has made significant progress in reducing child deaths in the past five years, the country still faces major challenges in ensuring adequate early childhood development. This briefing highlights some of the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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