Lawrence Bategeka, Senior Research Fellow at EPRC

YES. From a published paper entitled 'Accelerating Growth and maintaining Intergenerational Equity using Oil resources in Uganda,' presented by researchers from the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC), Makerere University, in Kampala on 10th December 2013. It is possible.

Dr. David Kihangire, BERF International Consults

 For almost two-and-a-half decades, Ugandan economy has grown, become larger and more developed. Two new key areas of focus are (a) the emergence of the oil and gas sector; and (b) EAMU; with high potential benefits /opportunities, (as well as challenges) to the economy.


The Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) has launched the third FinScope Uganda 2013 Survey Report on 28th November 2013 at the Kampala Serena Hotel....

Uganda must review the driver of growth by improving financial literacy if the country will achieve financial inclusion of every Ugandan says Minister of...

It gives me great honor and pleasure as I join you today to give the closing remarks and to officially launch the FinScope III...

Before I give my brief address, allow me to thank the FinScope Team, the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC), Uganda Bureau of Statistics and...

The country is in a serious crisis and we need some soul searching. The report released yesterday (November 19th 2013) by the World Bank and Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) surveyed 400 schools and 400 health centers across the country indicates that

Uganda has reduced poverty and child mortality by half, and has enrolled most primary-age children in school. However, new service delivery data published today...

“The glory and qualification of Uganda being endowed with good weather and fertile soils with wonderful natural resources are long gone. The soils are able to feed just about 6 million people out of 35 million”, warns Beatrice Byarugaba, Commissioner Crop production & marketing of ministry of Agriculture. 

Beatrice Byarugaba, Commissioner Crop Production and Marketing

I am Beatrice Byarugaba, the Commissioner Crop production & marketing of Ministry of Agriculture. I am representing the Minister of State for Agriculture who...

Speech by Beatrice Mugambe, Executive Director for development research and training (DRT), at the opening of the regional conference on "Financing social protection in East and Central Africa: Learning from Experience", held at the Lake Victoria Serena Resort in Entebbe, Uganda, on 22 November 2013.

Charles Lwanga-Ntale speaking at the conference

Charles Lwanga-Ntale is the regional director for Africa Development Initiative. He has carried out extensive research on Social Protection, chronic poverty, disability and development and community participation.

Dr. Ezra Suruma, the Economic advisor to the President of Uganda, has said his views on social protection have changed after listening to a discussion at the conference on ‘Financing Social Protection’ in East and Central Africa at Lake Victoria Serena Resort in Lweza organized by the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC).

It gives me great pleasure and honour to welcome you all to this very important two day conference focusing on financing socio-protection in East...

A two day conference focusing on financing social protection in East and Africa opened today 22nd October 2013 in Uganda at the Lake Victoria...

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