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June 21, 2017

The Role of FDI and Domestic Investment in the Development of Uganda’s Economy

Uganda Investment Authority Investment and Consultative Conference 21st June 2017, Hotel Africana, Kampala. Key Note Address: The Role of FDI and Domestic Investment in the Development […]
May 3, 2017

Lina Iyok – Board Member

Lina is a Master in Public Administration (MPA) degree holder, an Edward S. Mason Fellow from theHarvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. She is […]
April 21, 2017

 Building project profiles funded by public money

The first key action is to carry out exploratory studies on a sample of youth projects that have been supported under the YLP programme to build […]
April 12, 2017

Do ideas in Uganda Matter?

Ideas matter. Substance rather than form is supreme. Truth, reasonableness and respect are critical to blooming of enduring ideas. And for ideas to matter, they should […]
March 1, 2017

Why more effort is needed for Youth Livelihood Programe to deliver jobs

Youth livelihood programme (YLP) is a five year government development programme that started in 2013, ending in 2018 targeting poor and unemployed youth to harness their […]
September 19, 2016

What happened to the Uganda National Tree Fund?

Edward O. Wilson famously said, “Destroying rain forest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.”  Beyond those fascinated by classic […]
September 13, 2016

Four point Action to Expand Uganda’s Tourism revenue from current USD $1.9 Billion to USD $4B in 5 years (2016 -2021)

Download Document The tourism sector alone contributed 7.9% to Uganda’s GDP in 2013 amounting to about shillings 5.5 trillion (USD $1.9 billion) with as little investment […]
July 12, 2016

Uganda-Tanga oil pipeline stakeholders mull holding company

STAKEHOLDERS in the envisaged 4-billion- US dollar crude oil pipeline from Kabale in Uganda to Tanga Port in Tanzania are finalising drafting contracts to establish a […]
July 4, 2016

Energy experts to guide entrepreneurs in innovative technologies

Entrepreneurs interested in carrying out business in emerging technologies in the energy sector with a focus on providing clean energy services can now seek guidance of […]
February 3, 2016

Uganda National Farmers’ Manifesto 2016-Agenda 2016 and Beyond

The Uganda National Farmers’ Manifesto is a call to action directed at the Government of Uganda, Political Parties, Development partners, and Non-State Actors. As the country […]
January 25, 2016

The learning journey has begun…

On 20 January 2016, a team of two senior ladies staff from Busara Centre of Behavioral Economics spent the whole afternoon sharing their expertise and knowledge […]
January 14, 2016

NEW PARTNERSHIP – 2016: Karibu Busara Centre

Agency for Transformation has partnered with Kenya-based Busara Centre for Behavioral Economics ( Busara is an advisory and research organization focused on evaluation and implementation of […]
March 25, 2015

Who is Funding What, Where and to What Effect? Uganda’s AidData Center maps out the story

Open data can dramatically improve development outcomes, yet aid information is often fragmented and inaccessible. Government and civil society partners in Uganda need better information to […]
March 9, 2015

Uganda Decides: Go Big or Go Small

Like any farmer anywhere, Morrison Rwakakamba feels that farming is in his DNA, yet this 35-year-old finds himself pulled in two directions — home to his farm in the southwest […]
February 9, 2015

Pension Bill raises more questions than answers

Pension engagement OpEd While reading the budget for 2014/2015 fi nancial year, Uganda’s Minister of Finance Planning and Economic Development, Maria Kiwanuka, announced that Retirements Benefi […]
January 28, 2015

What does oil mean for Rukungiri farmers?

What does oil mean for farmers in Rukungiri- New Vision opinion- Brian Katabazi AfT (1)
December 3, 2014

Will a new legislation stop deepening enviromental degradation in uganda?

November 12, 2014

why Uganda should do own SME Business perception

November 5, 2014

Experts Warn Against Private Pension Schemes

November 5, 2014

Savers Caution Government on Pension Reforms

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