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Country Reviews of Capacity Development: The Case of Uganda

Poorly functioning public sector institutions and weak governance are major constraints to growth and equitable development in many developing countries. This occasional paper discusses ways Uganda can address its development challenges in light of NDP and a series of poverty alleviation programmes. 

This paper examines whether payment for locally monitored performance, reduces or improves the quality of reported information for planning purposes, among others in the context of Ugandan primary education.The paper concludes that, even under conservative assumptions that welfare improved when paying for locally monitored performance.

Growth and Welfare Effects of Macroeconomic Shocks in Uganda

This paper examines the growth and welfare effects of three macroeconomic shocks; changes in terms of trade, international oil prices, and development assistance inflows in Uganda during the period 2010-17. The results reveal, among others that the three shocks only led to short-term as opposed to permanent deviations from trend growth in real GDP.

The National Fertilizer Policy  for Uganda synthesizes the fragmented policies of the Government on fertilizer into a single coherent whole.

It intends to support the sub-sector in ensuring that the fertilizer industry provides affordable and accessible fertilisers to farmers for increased and sustainable agriculture productivity and farm incomes

Evaluation of the PEAS Network under the Uganda Universal Secondary Education Programme

This baseline survey report, is the first of three studies that assess the model used by "Promoting  Equality in African Schools"-PEAS schools in Uganda to scale up education provision to children with disadvantaged backgrounds using public-private partnerships.

Dynamics of the War to Peace Transition in Northern Uganda

The paper examines how the households in Northern Uganda have responded to the return of peace and how this is reflected in their livelihood patterns, demand for social services, asset accumulation, demographic and migration trends and their levels of trust for each other and their local leaders. The paper shows that access to services (particularly to schools and health facilities) has improved since the end of the conflict, although this has seemingly been to the detriment of other services like the provision of psycho-social support.

Youth Entrepreneurship in Uganda: Policy, Evidence and Stakeholders

This report sheds light on the developments of youth entrepreneurship policies in the country as ameans of increasing research uptake and the use of evaluation evidence in policy formulation and programming.

This Training Manual is designed to equip Extension Workers and other stakeholders with knowledge and skills on the value of fertilisers, their profitability and safe use.

The manual is learner-centred with substantial room for trainer flexibility to innovate and customize the training process to fit within the existing trainee working environment. 

The Fertilizer Control Regulations 2012

The objective of the Regulations is to control and regulate the fertilizer manufacturing, storage, distribution and trade in, use, importation so as to ensure good quality fertilizers for farmers and protect private sector investment against harmful practices in the market.

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