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Food insecurity in Uganda: a dilemma to achieving the hunger Millennium Development Goal
(Economic Policy Research Centre, 2010-07)
The status of food security in Uganda is worrying. The share of Ugandans suffering from food insecurity measured in terms of caloric intake is alarmingly high with low rates of income poverty. Based on the 2005/06 Uganda ...
Non-tariff barriers in EAC customs union: implications for trade between Uganda and other EAC countries
(Economic Policy Research Centre, 2010-12)
A key objective for the adoption of East African Community (EAC) Customs Union was to enhance economic gains through elimination of tariffs and non-tariff barriers (NTBs) within the member states. This study has established ...
Righting resources-curse wrongs in Uganda: the case of oil discovery and the management of popular expectations
(Economic Policy Research Centre, 2011-07)
Following Uganda’s discovery of oil deposits in 2006, the country’s development prospects look higher than ever before. Different stakeholders (discussed in the paper) have high development expectations. However, development ...
Attracting investments using tax incentives in Uganda: The effective tax
(Economic Policy Research Centre, 2019-03-30)
Uganda operates a wide array of tax incentives schemes to attract investments like other countries in East Africa. However, due to significant amount of revenue foregone due to such schemes, Uganda has embarked on ...
Fostering a sustainable agro-industrialisation agenda in Uganda
(Economic Policy Research Centre, 2018-12-30)
Uganda’s long-term goal, as outlined in the Vision 2040, is to industrialize and transform the structure of the economy. Given the dominance of agriculture as a source of livelihood, there is no doubt that Agro-industri ...
Limited health insurance coverage amidst upsurge of non-communicable diseases in Uganda
(Economic Policy Research Centre, 2019-04-30)
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) such as diabetes, high ...