Publications

Student Debate Competition

"It is more than debating, we came here to debate, then I realize that in this case you imply your personality, and you learn to bring out what you really want to bring out" Together with the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung, ACFODE took the debate competition to Mbarara, Gulu and Mbale respectively. The students who got the opportunity to be trained by the Ugandan Debate Society (UDS) were tasked to debate on four issues namely; Gender, Youth Participation, Governance and Sexual Harassment. more…

Event Reports | October 15, 2018

“Access to electricity should be a human right!”

„Uganda‘s GDP is growing, but it is not leading to a structural transformation in society. Most of Uganda‘s citizens are still employed by the agriculture business,“ explained Max Walter, Executive Director of Center for Development Alternatives (CDA) during a press briefing on the Uganda’s economic transformation on October 10th in Kampala. more…

Event Reports | October 10, 2018

“What is another name for decentralization? Local government.”

“There are not many countries that are as strong as Uganda when it comes to Decentralization. But it's not only about quantity but about quality. There are still some obstacles like lacking capacity to implement decentralization. Let use this conference to improve." said KAS Country Director Mathias Kamp during the ULGA National Dialogue on Decentralization held between 16th until the 18th September in Kampala. more…

Event Reports | October 4, 2018

All agricultural products to be certified by a quality mark in 2019 - UNBS

Agricultural products are the most standardized goods in the world. Although 80% of Uganda‘s exports are agricultural products, most of Ugandans are unaware of agricultural standardization policies. more…

Event Reports | October 4, 2018

Money isn’t an absolute resource for political mobilization

The fourth edition of the Political Leadership Advancement project (PoLA-LAB) brought together 27 youth leaders in the central Uganda district of Mityana. PoLA-LAB is a mentoring program for political and community leaders that provides a training in advocacy, political economy analysis and social mobilization. more…

Event Reports | October 1, 2018