Spotlight Episode 5

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Spotlight – Episode 4

Dynamics of Group Formation and its Impact on the Initiatives taken to Curb Youth Unemployment in Uganda – Youth Livelihood Program…

Spotlight – Episode 2

Access to justice in the extractives industry

Spotlight – Episode 3

Fighting Sexual Harassment in Ugandan Schools

Nailing or Failing Uganda’s economic Future! Energy and Transport as constraints for Uganda’s economic transformation

In 1907, Winston Churchill named Uganda ‘’the pearl of Africa’’. One of the reasons was Uganda’s rich wildlife, nature and resources,…

Policy Response to Unsafe Labor Migration of Ugandan Young Graduates Working in the UAE

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The Next Generation of Policy Experts Learn Lobbying, Strategic Communication and Networking in Public Policy

Strategic communication, lobbying and networking are some of the fundamental elements in public policy research. Ideally, without these elements, a well-researched…

An Evening with Maggie Kigozi, Charles Mwangusha and our Fellows

Friday evenings are always a wonderful time to meet. Who you decide to meet with, however, is the fundamental question. At…

A Step Back for Ugandans: the Social Media and Mobile Money Tax

‘‘Ugandans should be happy; the taxes being collected will provide social services and this tax regime should please every citizen who…

Our First Policy Development Seminar Highlights

The Problem Driven Policy Analysis framework (PDPAF) that Youth4Policy program(Y4P) employs in policy research is a unique one. Ideally, unlike the…

Meet the 2018 Youth4Policy Mentors

Ms. Gemma Ahaibwe is a Research Fellow at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC). She received her undergraduate degree in Quantitative…

Youth4Policy Fellows to Work with Policy Experts as their Mentors

A strong pillar of the Youth4Policy fellowship programme is the role that experienced policy experts play as mentors to the fellows. Briefly, the mentors provide professional policy research and analysis guidance, and act as role models to the fellows throughout their fellowship period.

Launch of Youth4Policy: 12 Young Ugandans Researching And Analysing Public Policy Issues In Uganda And Beyond

Youth4Policy is a joint initiative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Centre for Development Alternatives aimed at empowering the next generation of Ugandan policy experts to meaningfully contribute to policy analysis and public debates.

Data Is Here! And To Stay! Welcome To #DataClubUG!

From connecting farmers speaking different languages via SMS to creating on the fly data dashboards to collecting geo-data to influence decision-making, the evening’s speakers highlighted that data is already being utilized to create lasting impacts across a wide array of sectors in Uganda.

By Your Own Terms: Success Insights For The Young And Emerging African Leaders

There isn’t a dearth of literature or perspectives on success – what it is, how to arrive at it, how to manage it and the list goes on and on. But reviewing and analyzing the broad theme of success within the context of leadership in Africa and the role of her young and emerging leaders is a subject that requires some deep reflection.

Irrigation for a Sustainable Agricultural Development in Uganda

It is an undoubted fact that agriculture has the potential to contribute to sustainable and broad based economic growth in Africa….

Revisiting the Discourse on Political Parties and Youth Political participation in Uganda

The involvement of youth in political processes in Africa is more critical now than ever before, considering that 70% of African…

Media can do better on corruption

My attention was drawn to a story in the Sunday Monitor of April 2nd titled “Prison Life Humbled Me – Teddy…

The Think Tank Kick-Off for 2017: Launching this year’s research topics

On the first weekend of March, the Think Tank met for a residential workshop in order to enable a productive start…

Women, Land and Food Security in Uganda

The prolonged dry spell that ravaged the country for the past months left almost 10.9million Ugandans food insecure, a joint inter-ministerial…

Marital rape controversy: Prejudices hinder progress on a law that could improve the lives of women

The Sexual Offences Bill, 2015 was finally presented to parliament for the first time on April 14, 2016 by Kumi District…

Boosting Exports: Reversing Uganda’s Trade Deficit

Uganda’s trade deficit is alarming – with imports significantly exceeding exports and recent trends not indicating any improvements. Indeed, export volumes…

Kaviri Ali’s take on the SDGs: An Interview by a global young leaders network

In October, our member Kaviri Ali Harrison was interviewed by Marion Osieyo about his commitment to the SDGs and his recent…

Increase funding for Primary Education

As one of the tenets of economic development, a good education system at all levels is paramount. This by itself is…

A Comparative Analysis of Policy Making and Political Party-Functions between Uganda and Germany

Is decision-making in Uganda being done in the right direction? This is a key question that ensued from a recent meet…

Enhancing the Ugandan youth participation in the agricultural sector

The challenge of low interest of young people to get involved in the agricultural sector is fast becoming a continental wide…

10th Parliament must clean up the pensions sector

With the election process almost coming to an end, Ugandans have high expectations of their newly elected leaders and especially Members…

Kabake: How a Community radio Programme is restoring hope and building communion in Northern Uganda.

On Sunday, the 07th August 2016 at 10:00AM, most residents of Acholi and parts of Lango sub-region shall tune to 102…

Agricultural Coops and Fair Trade: Tackling the agricultural investment dilemma

It is generally believed that agricultural cooperatives offer a natural entrepreneurial solution to the problems of poverty faced by millions in…

Reviewing East Africa’s Refugee Management Approaches

By providing a forum for expert exchange on the current refugee crisis, KAS Uganda, together with their partner, Young Leaders Think…