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Policy brief on drivers of early child marriages in Uganda
Does institutional quality matter for domestic revenue mobilization in Uganda?

This policy brief explains how improvement in the quality of institutions can immensely increase domestic revenues in Uganda. 

Women participation in political processes in Uganda: Evidence from National Survey

This Policy Brief examines the status of women participation in political and leadership positions, trends, the likely impact and possible policy responses using data from the 2017 Uganda National Governance Peace and Security Survey Report.

Women’s Economic Empowerment in Uganda: Inequalities and Implications

Using evidence from the 2017 Baseline Survey of Perceptions on Violence Against Women, Women’s Economic Empowerment and Women’s Political Participation and Leadership report of the NGPSS 2017; this brief recommends second chance education for the out-of-school females, popularisation and enforcement of land policy provisions, and targeted rolling out of Women Empowerment programmes.

Perceptions on Violence Against Women in Uganda: Implications for Policy

This policy brief examines why women in uganda continue to face various forms of violence despite the existence of supportive laws, policies and programs. This is in part attributable to social attitudes and norms that condone and perpetuate the prevalence of violence against women in Uganda; women’s high financial dependence on men;shame and low self-esteem and concern for children. 

Fiscal Policy and Public Debt Sustainability in Uganda
The brief examines the sustainability of Uganda’s public debt during the period 1981/82 to 2016/17. The results show that in the long run, government has been able to respond to past debt build up in a sustainable way.
Limited health insurance coverage amidst upsurge of non-communicable diseases in Uganda

This brief uses the 2016/17 Uganda National Household Survey (UNHS) and the World Development Indicators (WDI) to show the extent of health insurance coverage for non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

How to overcome the challenges faced by private companies engaged in agricultural research and development

This brief recommends specific actions that could ease private sector engagement in agricultural research and development.

The role of Public Private Partnerships in enhancing access to quality Education: The Case of PEAS Intervention in Uganda

The results in this policy brief indicate that the PEAS intervention enhanced access to education for poor students and those from remote and hard to reach areas.

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