The country is in a serious crisis and we need some soul searching. The report released yesterday (November 19th 2013) by the World Bank and Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) surveyed 400 schools and 400 health centers across the country indicates that

Uganda has reduced poverty and child mortality by half, and has enrolled most primary-age children in school. However, new service delivery data published today...

“The glory and qualification of Uganda being endowed with good weather and fertile soils with wonderful natural resources are long gone. The soils are able to feed just about 6 million people out of 35 million”, warns Beatrice Byarugaba, Commissioner Crop production & marketing of ministry of Agriculture. 

Beatrice Byarugaba, Commissioner Crop Production and Marketing

I am Beatrice Byarugaba, the Commissioner Crop production & marketing of Ministry of Agriculture. I am representing the Minister of State for Agriculture who...

Speech by Beatrice Mugambe, Executive Director for development research and training (DRT), at the opening of the regional conference on "Financing social protection in East and Central Africa: Learning from Experience", held at the Lake Victoria Serena Resort in Entebbe, Uganda, on 22 November 2013.

Charles Lwanga-Ntale speaking at the conference

Charles Lwanga-Ntale is the regional director for Africa Development Initiative. He has carried out extensive research on Social Protection, chronic poverty, disability and development and community participation.

Dr. Ezra Suruma, the Economic advisor to the President of Uganda, has said his views on social protection have changed after listening to a discussion at the conference on ‘Financing Social Protection’ in East and Central Africa at Lake Victoria Serena Resort in Lweza organized by the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC).

It gives me great pleasure and honour to welcome you all to this very important two day conference focusing on financing socio-protection in East...

A two day conference focusing on financing social protection in East and Africa opened today 22nd October 2013 in Uganda at the Lake Victoria...

This is a cross-post on a comparative study conducted by Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) as part of the Global Development Network's project 'Strengthening...

On Saturday 21 of September 2013 terrorists-Alshabab, attacked and took hostages in #Westgate shopping mall located in an upscale West Nairobi community. The fact...

Regional integration in Africa holds the key to increasing intra-African trade and growing economies across the continent. In fact, there is evidence of trade...

Inflation in Uganda has lately increased from 3.4 percent in April to 7.3 percent in August 2013. The surge in inflation has come on the backdrop of a prolonged drought that affected food production and resulted in poor harvests across the country.

The Uganda government has again ignored calls to increase funding to the country's agriculture sector,...

Researchers in higher institutions of learning in Uganda are demanding for an extra-ordinary pay rise to about $17,000, almost doubling what the best paying...

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