EPRC Highlights

‘Rural women and children suffer most from food insecurity and malnutrition’

Energetic men and boys are fleeing villages for paid work in urban centres, leaving women and children to suffer food...
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Legislators Pledge to Use Sugarcane Study Evidence to Improve the Sub-Sector

Members of Parliament in Uganda have pledged to use evidence generated from the sugarcane sub-sector study to amplify the farmers’...
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How to close the gender care gap in Sub Saharan Africa

Due to gender bias and the patriarchal nature of many African economies, care work, especially unpaid, is considered a woman’s...
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How can Uganda enhance secondary education enrolment for the girl child?

Last month, Uganda joined the rest of the world to commemorate the International Day of the Girl Child under the theme...
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Will government’s strategy of prioritising support to large scale farmers prevent hunger in Uganda?

The Global Report on Food Crises (2022) reports that close to 193 million people are acutely food insecure and are...
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ECONOMIC POLICY RESEARCH CENTRE

The Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) is Uganda’s leading think tank in economics and development policy oriented research and policy analysis.

The Economic Policy Research Centre was established in 1993 as an autonomous not-for-profit organization limited by guarantee to fill fundamental voids in economics research, policy analysis, and capacity building for effective in-country contributions to Uganda’s policy processes.

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