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.

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…

Minimum wage necessary to rectify issues of social protection and poverty

Arguments for and against minimum wage in Uganda are intriguing, forcing one to wonder if we actually need the minimum wage…

Will the Agenda 2063 deliver the so much desired African Development?

The new partnership for Africa development dubbed agenda 2063 is a pledge by Africans leaders based on common vision and a…

The Next Economic Crisis Isn’t Coming – It Has Arrived

Economists have a thing they call the “demographic dividend,” a fancy term to mean a rapidly growing youth population which can…

Uganda: A Fix to Youth Unemployment

On August 15, the ‘Youth Manifesto’; a document highlighting key issues the youth want prioritised by leaders, was launched at Makerere…

Uganda shouldn’t take lightly the drop in oil prices

Oil production is set to begin in 2017 and this has generated anxiety and expectations which are already a threat to…

Situating the Agenda 2063 within Uganda’s Development Context

In 2013, African heads of government agreed to form an agenda that would guide national development frameworks of the member states…