• Performance of Workers and Youth MPs 1995 - 2015
    John Jean Barya | Publication

    Performance of Workers and Youth Members of Parliament in Uganda 1995 - 2015

    The findings of the study are a collation of relevant literature on the subject and the views of various key stakeholders in seven districts of...

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  • The City We Need
    FES Uganda & UCOBAC | Publication

    The City we Need: Equitable and gender responsive urban land governance and housing for urban poor

    Women in urban areas encounter challenges that differ from those in rural areas. Among these challenges is poor land use planning and management,...

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  • Section of participants at the meeting (Photo: FES Uganda)
    09.04.2018 | News

    Colloquium to adopt the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters in Uganda.

    Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Hon. Betty Amongi assured participants that the final recommendations by the Land Commission of...

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  • It's Katogo Out There
    FES Uganda | Publication

    "IT'S KATOGO OUT THERE!" Community Voices on Crime Prevention and Security

    This publication presents key results of the community policing dialogue project of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Uganda office between June 2016...

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  • Dr. Abraham Muwangzi launches the Study
    - Kampala | Event

    Triggering economic transformation in Uganda: Industrial Policy revisited.

    In spite of the deliberate efforts to industrialize Uganda, relative macroeconomic stability, increased private sector investment, donor support,...

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Governance and Participation

Good governance and inclusive participation are key principles of democracy and social justice. Friedrich–Ebert–Stiftung recognises the importance of good governance as a means and end to building strong systems to serve and protect the interests of all citizens and foster sustainable development.


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Young Leaders Forum

In Uganda, two policy documents govern the discussions and actions relating to youth affairs. The 2016 National Youth Policy and the 2017 National Youth Policy Action Plan. In both these documents, Uganda boosts of having one of the youngest population in the world and young people make up the majority of her population.


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Uganda Press Photo Award

The Ugandan Press Photo Award is a photography competition open to Ugandan photojournalists and photographers. It is also a platform for exchanging thoughts and ideas about photography as a medium, through a series of workshops, exhibitions, talks, discussions, portfolio reviews and film screenings. 


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Oil and Gas Revenues and Economic Transformation

Despite Uganda's consistently high economic growth, the trickledown effect has been slow in reaching the majority of the population. This has created hefty income disparity which has translated to unjust overall development. 


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Social Justice in the Urban Economy

Urbanisation and increasing populations in urban areas have led to many problems. Issues stemming from urbanisation include social issues, economic and environmental problems through urban sprawl. These problems include pollution, urban poverty, overcrowding and traffic, depletion of resources, land conflicts, unemployment, high crime rates and lawlessness and development of slums.



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In Uganda, talking about development and poverty reduction cannot be done without taking into account the land question.

The importance of land in Uganda is huge, and the land issue is gaining more and more importance. The number of conflicts, both in court as well as out of court, is undeniably on the rise, tensions are increasing and ownership of land is becoming a political debate.


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