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18:06
18:06

Water inequality threaten shaky SDG progress, UWEZO report uwezo uganda 1 2

While the report says majority of Ugandans (75%)can access water from improved sources, less than 20% have access to piped water.
14:47
14:47

UNDP Asks Gov’t to Address Uganda’s Labour Skill Gaps 8 1

Elsie Attafuah, the UNDP Resident Representative says skiling the population should start at early childhood development to enhance household incomes and improve quality of life necessary for driving economic development as envisioned under the framework of the Vision 2040.
14:46
14:46

Gov’t Urged to Increase Green Growth Financing Climate change 3 1

Antonio Querido, the FAO country representative says that the government needs to adopt the Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy to guide its development. The Strategy unpacks the key green growth issues contained in the National Development Plan II and Vision 2040 and provides the blueprint for Uganda’s transition into a green economy.
07:27
07:27

Oil Delay a Blessing in Disguise - NPA oil boom 1 3

National Planning Authority Executive Director Dr Joseph Muvawala says as it stands now, Ugandans do not have the capacity to work in the oil sector and harness the opportunities that come with the production of oil.
11:48
11:48

Wakiso Growing into One Big Slum slums 3

Many of the new structures cropping up in the municipalities of Kira, Nansana, Entebbe and Wakiso are unplanned, overcrowded and without access to roads, electricity supply and water and sanitation facilities. Some of them have been built in gazetted wetlands and green spaces.
16:38
16:38

USD 11 Billion Needed For Uganda's Green Growth Agenda climate change unit 1

The transition to green growth according to the National Planning Authority entails a number of trade-offs for some investments which calls for a clear understanding of where to devote policy effort and priority areas like enhancing Ugandas economic growth while creating new opportunities for decent employment.
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12:46

Kitgum Research Recommends Two Eggs For Children in Schools malnutrition 1

The study, published in the June edition of the Food Nutrition Research journal focused on Amide, Palabek, and Padibe primary schools in Kitgum District. Researchers from the University of Akansas studied the effect of egg supplementation on growth parameters in children participating in a school feeding program.
17:43
17:43

NPA Crafts Indicators for Uganda's Lower Middle-income Status world bank uganda 3

As Ugandas quest for a lower middle-income status continues, the National Planning Authority NPA has crafted parameters which, if achieved, would make the dream possible by 2020.The NPA Executive Director, Dr. Joseph Muvawala, says the lower middle-income status for Uganda would mean every individual in a household affording at least two meals a day, and being able to complete ordinary level education or attaining 11 years of schooling.
10:16
10:16

Experts Caution Govt on Middle Income Quest 3

Speaking on a panel of experts, the Dean of the School of Economics at Makerere University, Prof. Edward Bbale said while attaining lower middle income status is possible, there are many odds up against the quest.
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17:24

National Planning Authority Wants Districts Merged 1

NPA deputy chairperson Abel Rwendeire says they have advised government against the creation of more administrative units. He says government needs to amalgamate the units into bigger blocks to ensure better administration and development.
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17:23

Economists, Govt Differ on Middle Income Status Target world bank 3

NPA Chairperson Wilberforce Kisamba Mugerwa states that through the National Development Plan-NDP II, key sectors have been identified to propel the country to middle income status. These are Agriculture, Tourism, Oil and Gas, Human Capital Development and Infrastructure.
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