Call for Youth4Policy Applications 2019

Are you a highly motivated young professional interested in public policy research and analysis? Are you keen to pursue a rigorous...

Nailing or Failing Uganda’s economic Future: Energy and Transport a...

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

The Next Generation of Policy Experts Learn Lobbying, Strategic Com...

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...

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 Afri...

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....