The sixth edition within the "Reality Check" series deals with the issue of "Uganda's Economic Development: The Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change". It was officially launched at a festive event in the gardens of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Kampala on 5 September 2014.
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.
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.
Official Launch of the publication “Reality Check”
|Sep. 4 - 6
Promoting Democratic Accountability at the Local Level: Identifying Challenges, Sharing Best Practices
Inter-district Forum for Democracy Promotion Initiatives Meeting in Kampala
|July 24 - 27
Young People and Transitional Politics in Uganda
The main purpose of this paper is to analyse the linkage between climate change and economic development in Uganda. The paper explains how climate change and economic development are associated with each other, while focusing on [...]
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 [...]