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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 In 1944, delegates from 44 countries met at Bretton Woods in the United States to discuss the future of the world economy after...

It is generally believed that policy can make a difference in the growth and welfare of a society. For example ideological and policy differences...

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On 25th June, 2015, the Economic Policy Research Centre conducted the fourth annual forum on agriculture and food security, focusing on intensifying smallholder crop production...

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In 2003, Goldman Sachs projected that BRICS’ economic expansion was on track to overtake the G7 by 2040. Between 2002 and 2012, South Africa’s...

At a mere 1kg of nutrient per hectare per year, Uganda has the lowest fertilizer use in the world. As if that was not...

Ugandan youth experience a very long transition from school to stable employment according to aSchool-to-Work Transition Survey (SWTS) conducted by the International Labour Organization (ILO)....

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