24 Mar

Women in low-income countries are often very vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. But they are also in a strong position to protect their communities from these impacts – provided they have the resources. This article explores how improving women’s access to climate finance can empower vulnerable…

24 Jan

In the face of natural disasters, one category of people is hardly talked about: children. Yet studies have shown that as disaster events become more frequent, children between five and 15 years remain the most at risk for negative effects. According to Uganda's National Risk and Vulnerability Atlas,…

19 Mar

Uganda has been named among the best travel destinations in 2023 by the US broadcaster, CNN. This comes at a time when the once-flourishing sector is picking up pieces from the Covid-19 pandemic impact and recent Ebola epidemic. Government figures in 2019 showed that Uganda’s tourism sector contributed…

12 Feb

The informal sector in developing countries comprises more than just unregistered street vendors and tiny businesses: it includes numerous established businesses employing hundreds of people across a diverse range of industries while going untaxed. Focusing on the experience of Uganda, this column explores how governments can use the…