Taxes are the life blood of the economy, without which governments are unable to sustain expenditures for service delivery. The overall tax compliance in...

Agriculture remains a key contributor to Uganda’s economic development and it has been Government’s intention to ensure that the sector grows at an impressive...

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The expansion of private education in Africa has been a topic of policy debate for some time. On one side, proponents speak of the...

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During the recent East African Community (EAC) Heads of State Summit, held on March 2nd, 2016 in Arusha, Tanzania, the Republic of South Sudan...

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There is growing evidence showing that social networks can bridge barriers in access to information and exchange of production factors, and provision of the...

More and more women in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are joining non-agricultural wage employment in spite of the fact that the majority of them remain...

On December 1st, 2015, World AIDs day was celebrated under the international theme of ‘Getting to zero'- that is, zero new HIV infections, zero...

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Uganda goes to the polls this Thursday, February 18, 2016. Although the candidates face a myriad of issues in the election, on the top...

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The former Finance Minister of Uganda, Gerald Ssendaula has asked government and donors to increase funding allocations to agricultural research in the country. Ssendaula...

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When faced with the question of whether agricultural businesses in Uganda are bankable, a number of mixed answers and arguments have been highlighted. According...

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Economic growth in Africa has not cut fertility as it has done elsewhere in the world and indeed, a 2014 UNICEF report stated...


Not only are health expenditures rising but also have significant repercussions to individuals and households in poorer population quintiles. Many Ugandans are becoming poor...

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The demand for rigorous, robust data to inform African decision makers has never been higher. Earlier this month, the Center for Effective Global Action...

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Moving through the village of Bidin in Nwoya district I observe the well-tended green rice fields at different stages of growth. Some of the...

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The African Development Bank, Africa’s biggest lending institution, recently elected a new leader: Akinwumi Adesina. The former Minister of Agriculture in Nigeria, Adesina...

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