Annet Adong joined EPRC in June 2011. She holds a Master of Science degree in Development and Natural Resource Economics from the Norwegian University of Life Science (UMB) and a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture majoring in Agricultural Economics from Makerere University, Kampala.

Prior to joining EPRC, Annet worked as Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at World Vision and National Strategy for the Advancement of Rural Women in Uganda respectively. She has also been part of various research teams in Uganda and Malawi.

At EPRC, she is working under the Sectoral department.

Annet Adong: publications

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.

Farmers’ information seeking behaviour patterns are crucial in informing the design of extension activities to enable farmers to obtain the required information from fewer sources.

How Farming Practices Should Shape Single Spine Agriculture Extension Service Provision in Uganda

Uganda’s effort to mitigate rising food insecurity and meet income needs using prevailing farming practice is unsustainable. A transformation in agricultural production and productivity is needed.

Uganda’s Agricultural Extension Systems: How Appropriate is the Single Spine Structure?

Despite well-intended interventions in agricultural extension reforms, a large number of smallholder farmers and other vulnerable groups remain unreached by the various public extension systems, and the private sector plays only a limited role.

This paper provides a micro perspective on the impact that mobile money services have on an individual’s saving behavior using 2013 Uganda FinScope data. 

Annet Adong

Annet AdongResearch Analyst


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