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How Farming Practices Should Shape Single Spine Agriculture Extension Service Provision in Uganda

Uganda’s effort to mitigate rising food insecurity and meet income needs using prevailing farming practice is unsustainable. A transformation in agricultural production and productivity is needed.

Uganda still faces huge deficits across all sectors despite the remarkable progress in infrastructure development made in transport, energy, water and information and communication technology that require financing beyond the public budget ceilings.

Reviving the grappling Education Sector: What can be done?

Statistics show that, Uganda attained its highest primary school completion rate of 63 percent in 2002, after which primary school completion rates have steadily fallen to about 56 percent in 2013

Uganda has undertaken a number of reforms in extension service provision, ranging from a commodity-focused extension system in the colonial times to a farmer demand-driven extension system (National Agricultural Advisory Services-NAADS).

Perspectives and Emerging Issues of Uganda’s External Development Finance Landscape

This policy brief describes the extent of the changes in EDF and how different stakeholders are responding to the changing access to and utilization of external funds.

This Policy brief establishes whether the protection given to the list of sensitive products since 2005 has; increased the EAC regional capacity to produce, reduced the importation of the same products from the rest of the world, increased intra-EAC trade, and improved welfare.

Insufficient supply of improved seed is a core constraint to intensification in rice production.

Why Strong Farmer Groups are Ideal in the Marketing of Rice in Eastern Uganda

Avenues for marketing rice in three districts of Butaleja, Tororo, and Bugiri in Eastern Uganda are studied based on data collected from a community and market survey

Social Dynamics and Lack of Family Support: Key Barriers Hampering the Elimination Of HIV/AIDS Mother to Child Transmission

This brief reveals that in spite of relatively low PHC releases per capita, the Buganda sub-region accounts for an exorbitantly high coverage rate of HIV testing among children born to HIV positive mothers.

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