An abundance of resources in Sub-Saharan Africa will not necessarily lead to sustainable economic growth, to the contrary: The one-sided economic focus on the extraction of natural resources has consequences for the people and the environment. What needs to be done to avoid the “resource curse”?
In a public lecture on 16 April 2014, Prof. Charles Kwesiga, Executive Director of the Uganda Industrial Research Institute, reflected on the chances of and challenges for economic transformation in Uganda.
There are considerable hurdles women in local councils have to overcome in order to be able to effectively represent the interests of their constituents. The workshop brought together 30 female politicians and aimed to strengthen their skills and capacities as local councillors.
To the homepage of the office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Uganda. Since its foundation in 1964 the engagement in political education in order to realize peace, freedom and justice as key aspects in consolidating democracy was one of the foundation’s focal areas. This has been the basis of KAS’ work in Uganda for more than three decades.
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Young People and Transitional Politics in Uganda
Necessary, relevant, misunderstood?
Challenges and possibilities of cities as social and democratic spaces
Challenges for Governance and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
An abundance of resources in Sub-Saharan Africa will not necessarily lead to sustainable economic growth, to the contrary: The one-sided economic focus on the extraction of natural resources has consequences for the people and [...]
Challenges, Opportunities, and Prospects for Sustainable Economic Transformation
In a public lecture organised by the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) on 16 April 2014, Prof. Charles Kwesiga, Executive Director of the Uganda Industrial Research [...]
Between 11 and 13 March 2014 Action for Development (ACFODE), a Ugandan women's rights organisation, held a highly successful workshop for female councillors in Pallisa District in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung [...]