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The search for answers to the employment challenge in Uganda reframes the debate

The 3E's Reality Check Conference 2017

Following the release of the 9th Edition of the Reality Check Report, which focuses on the issues of Employment, Entrepreneurship and Education in Uganda, the debate on employment takes a rather different yet more analytical course. During a three-day conference to discuss the report, the focus on youth (un) employment changed from victimising the unemployed to problematising the labour market. more…

Event Reports | May 22, 2017

Civil society organisations representing citizens in bargaining a social contract with the state.

The challenges facing young people in Uganda are enormous and the actors working to do something about them are diverse. But even with all these efforts, policy outcomes are yet to reflect and effect the interests of the youth. Therefore, without proper coordination, there are significant risks of duplication, limited prospects for sustainability and failure to impact on the public policy environment. more…

Event Reports | May 16, 2017

REALITY CHECK, Vol 9: EMPLOYMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND EDUCATION IN UGANDA

ANALYTICAL REPORT

This 9th Edition of the Reality Check Report focuses on the key issues of Employment, Entrepreneurship and Education in Uganda. The quest for decent employment presents a major development concern today. It would be unimaginable for a country to achieve inclusive growth and sustained peace without providing decent work opportunities for all. A key value in this report is that it attempts to reframe the employment discourse to focus on the prevailing issues of underemployment by covering questions of precarious work, poor pay and job opportunities that fall below the qualifications of workers. more…

May 8, 2017

SOCIAL MARKET ECONOMY - A PROMISING MODEL FOR UGANDA’S ACCELLERATED DEVELOPMENT?

KAS-Scholarship Forum 2017

The KAS Scholars meet annually at a fora where the discuss topics that are relevant to their study and related to the areas where KAS works. On the 28th, the KAS fellows discussed the relevance of Social Market Economy to the Ugandan development trajectory making recommendations to improve the Ugandan economic models. more…

Event Reports | May 8, 2017

Catalyzing Clean Energy Access in Uganda with Climate Financing – A Roundtable discussion

How can the private sector be mobilized to financing in clean energy in Uganda? 25 experts with different backgrounds including energy, finance, climate change and communication discussed about Climate Financing in Uganda and other key-questions concerning energy access in round table in Kampala on the 3th of May. more…

Event Reports | May 8, 2017