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Overcoming the reproductive health challenges to young women’s employment prospects in Uganda

This brief identifies possible ways in which to enhance the employment prospects of young people in Uganda. It is based on a qualitative survey conducted in four districts of Uganda—Masaka, Namayingo, Yumbe and Kampala.

Using taxation to control Tobacco consumption in Uganda

Drawn from a recent study by EPRC which simulates the potential impact of different tax changes on tobacco consumption, the brief underscores the need to make regular, consistent and uniform adjustments to the tobacco tax structure.

The Need for Further Reforms in Uganda’s Public Sector Pension System

The policy brief provides an assessment of the structure, design and the trends in public spending on public pensions; and draws implications for its sustainability and affordability.

Looming Long-term Economic Effect of Climate Change on Uganda’s Coffee Industry

This Policy Brief highlights the lead pathways through which climate change is likely to negatively impact on Uganda’s coffee industry. It among others focuses on the financial effect of drought on Coffee Grades and puts forward appropriate policy recommendations. 

Uganda’s Agricultural Sector at Crossroads: Is it a myth or a reality?

This Policy Brief explains the persisting impediments that have constrained the transformation of the agriculture sector in Uganda. The brief offers conclusions and policy actions government should undertake to change the agricultural sector for the better. 

Education, Marriage, Fertility and Work Choices of Young Women in Uganda

Despite the existence of several policies and laws aimed at empowering women to participate as equal partners in development, a number of challenges remain in Uganda. This policy brief explores links between educational attainment, age of marriage and childbirth, and labour market among young Ugandans (15-24 years of age).

Facilitating financial inclusion through promoting the use of mobile money as a saving avenue

Mobile money has gained so much prominence in the developing world in recent times due to its potential to bring on board the financially excluded people. This policy brief however examines the probable reasons why the saving strand has remained unpopular within both the Mobile Network Operators (MNO) and amongst the population.

Policy Brief: Improving the Ware House Receipt System in Uganda

This brief evaluates efforts towards the WRS and provides information that will be helpful to the UWRSA in aligning its activities for a public E-WRS in Uganda. It draws findings and policy recommendations from a study on the Uganda Warehouse Receipt Systems: improving market competitiveness and service delivery conducted EPRC.

Healthcare coverage and equity – Towards Universal Health Care in Uganda

Accelerating Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is feasible if Uganda institutes and effectively implements a coherent set of health sector policy reforms. This policy brief provides an understanding of UHC progress in Uganda, by examining healthcare coverage and equity based on reproductive, maternal, new-born, and child health (RMCH) intervention areas.

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