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Uganda Economic Update 14th Edition : Strengthening Social Protection to Reduce Vulnerability and Promote Inclusive Growth (English)

Following the release of new GDP estimates, nominal GDP for FY18/19 increased and the structure of the economy has changed. In October 2019, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) released new GDP estimates, updating the base year for estimating economic activity to 2016/17 from 2009/10. ... See More +

Report 145988 FEB 01, 2020

Munavu,Michael Mutemi; De Andrade Falcao,Natasha; Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina; Kerschbaumer,Florentin Philipp; Stucka,Tihomir; Walker,Richard Ancrum; Sundaram,Ramya; Yoshida,Nobuo; Sebudde,Rachel K.; Masaki,Takaaki Disclosed

Uganda : Jobs Strategy for Inclusive Growth (English)

Trend growth in Uganda’s economy has not been fast enough to create enough jobs with higher earnings for one of the world’s fastest growing workforces. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 146414 FEB 01, 2020

Merotto,Dino Leonardo Disclosed

Revised Labor Management Procedures Uganda Investing in Forests and Protected Areas for Climate-Smart Development Project (P170466) (English)

Procedure and Checklist JAN 21, 2020

Mearns,Robin Disclosed

Uganda : A Review of the World Bank Jobs Portfolio (English)

In the past decade, Uganda has made significant progress in reducing poverty and sustaining high economic growth. However, Uganda still faces considerable challenges that include poor infrastructure, weak public service delivery, low levels of human capital, and underdeveloped institutions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 145337 DEC 31, 2019

Parikh,Vismay Bharat; Clay,Timothy Joseph Peter Disclosed

Uganda : How Long do the Effects of Cash Grants Last? (English)

Training vouchers and microfinance tools are often used by multilateral organizations, non-governmental organizations, and governments to increase employment and business oppor¬tunities in low- and middle-income countries. ... See More +

Brief 144102 NOV 01, 2019

Holla,Alaka Disclosed

Impact of Fiscal Policy on Poverty and Inequality in Uganda : Fiscal Incidence Analysis Using the UNHS 2016/17 (English)

This study analyzes the incidence of public revenues (tax collection) and expenditures (including direct and indirect transfers, indirect subsidies, and in-kind transfers) on the level of poverty and inequality in Uganda, using the internationally recognized methodology developed by the Commitment to Equity institute. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9051 OCT 30, 2019

Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina; Fajardo Gonzalez,Deisy Johanna; Goldman,Maya Scott; Jellema,Jon Robbert; Renda,Haley Disclosed

Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Uganda (English)

Doing business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 144060 OCT 24, 2019

Disclosed

Does Mobile Money Improve Livelihoods for Households in Poor and Remote Areas? (English)

The latest impact evaluation note looks at whether mobile money benefits households in poor and remote areas of Northern Uganda and finds large increases in non-farm self-employment and food security. ... See More +

Brief 142692 OCT 01, 2019

Bruhn,Miriam; Wieser,Christina Disclosed

Informing the Refugee Policy Response in Uganda : Results from the Uganda Refugee and Host Communities 2018 Household Survey (English)

Report 142211 SEP 27, 2019

Disclosed

Uganda - Agriculture Sector Public Expenditure Review (English)

The government of Uganda (GoU) regards agriculture as a key economic sector to support Uganda’s vision 2040 and the transition to middle-income status. ... See More +

Working Paper 139665 SEP 01, 2019

Disclosed

Toward Scaled-Up and Sustainable Agriculture Finance and Insurance in Uganda : Technical Report (English)

In March 2018, Uganda's Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) formally requested technical assistance from the World Bank Group (WBG) to conduct a technical and diagnostic review of the Uganda Agricultural Insurance Scheme (UAIS) with the objective of providing recommendations to enhance the scalability and sustainability of the scheme going forward. ... See More +

Working Paper 141102 AUG 01, 2019

Stutley,Charles; Maher,Barry Patrick; Todoroki,Emiko; Ono,Toshiaki; Dicko,Tenin Fatimata; Sinah,James Muli; Matanda,Dorothy Daka; Wasake,Ernest; Verma,Niraj; Mahul,Olivier Disclosed

Unlocking Agriculture Finance and Insurance in Uganda : The Financial Sector's Role in Agricultural Transformation : Policy Note (English)

As a key pillar of the Ugandan economy, the agriculture sector is a critical driver of economic growth and poverty alleviation. Uganda's agricultural sector is dominated by smallholders with low levels of productivity. ... See More +

Working Paper 141114 AUG 01, 2019

Dicko,Tenin Fatimata; Ono,Toshiaki; Maher,Barry Patrick; Todoroki,Emiko Disclosed

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity – Uganda Quick Facts (English)

This Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) 2018 brief is for Uganda and covers the period January to December 2018.

Brief 140727 JUL 31, 2019

French Disclosed

Disaster Risk Profile : Uganda (English)

The Africa disaster risk financing (ADRF) initiative, launched in 2015 and implemented by global facility for disaster reduction and recovery (GFDRR) and the World Bank, supports the development of risk financing strategies at regional, national, and local levels to help African countries make informed decisions to improve post-disaster financial response capacity to mitigate the socio-economic, fiscal, and financial impacts of disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 143695 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Harmonized Grievance Redress Mechanism : Managing Road Construction Grievances (English)

The purpose of the Grievance Redress Mechanism (GRM) is to provide a clear commitment of the level of social performance in the planning and implementation of all UNRA’s activities while contributing to the four strategic objectives highlighted above, which focus on the realization of the Mission and Vision; while upholding the Core Values always. ... See More +

Report 139632 JUN 28, 2019

Disclosed

High-Level Workshop on Child Protection and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Associated with Infrastructure Investments (English)

The high-level workshop was convened to share promising practices and lessons learned from the Supporting Children’s Opportunities through Protection and Empowerment (SCOPE) Project, to inform ongoing discussions and actions, led by the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development (MGLSD) and United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) focused on building a sustainable and scalable protection system. ... See More +

Report 139643 JUN 28, 2019

Disclosed

The Grievance Management Committee Handbook : A Guide to Grievance Management at the Community Level (English)

The book is divided into five sections, namely: introduction to the grievance management process, the grievance management process, receiving and registering grievances, responding to grievances and documenting the grievance management process. ... See More +

Report 139641 JUN 28, 2019

Disclosed

The Impact of Mobile Money on Poor Rural Households : Experimental Evidence from Uganda (English)

This paper studies the effect of rolling out mobile money agents in rural Northern Uganda. In a randomized experiment, 168 areas were randomly selected to receive an agent in 2017, with another 163 areas serving as a control group. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8913 JUN 25, 2019

Wieser,Christina; Bruhn,Miriam; Kinzinger,Johannes Philipp; Ruckteschler,Christian Simon; Heitmann,Soren Disclosed

Uganda - Social Risk Management Technical Gap Analysis (English)

The Government of Uganda (GoU) has placed infrastructure at the heart of its development agenda, with major projects underway or under development in multiple sectors including Transport, Energy, Agriculture, Health, Education and ICT. ... See More +

Report 138229 JUN 01, 2019

Disclosed

Rapid Assessment of Natural Resources Degradation in Areas Impacted by the South Sudan Refugee Influx in Northern Uganda (English)

The ongoing refugee crisis in South Sudan has led to the establishment of some of the world's largest refugee settlements over the border in northern Uganda. ... See More +

Working Paper 134195 JUN 01, 2019

World Bank; FAO Disclosed

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Uganda Economic Update 14th Edition : Strengthening Social Protection to Reduce Vulnerability and Promote Inclusive Growth (English)
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FEB 01, 2020 145988 Report
Uganda : Jobs Strategy for Inclusive Growth (English)
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FEB 01, 2020 146414 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Revised Labor Management Procedures Uganda Investing in Forests and Protected Areas for Climate-Smart Development Project (P170466) (English)
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JAN 21, 2020 Procedure and Checklist
Uganda : A Review of the World Bank Jobs Portfolio (English)
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DEC 31, 2019 145337 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Uganda : How Long do the Effects of Cash Grants Last? (English)
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NOV 01, 2019 144102 Brief
Impact of Fiscal Policy on Poverty and Inequality in Uganda : Fiscal Incidence Analysis Using the UNHS 2016/17 (English)
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OCT 30, 2019 WPS9051 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Uganda (English)
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OCT 24, 2019 144060 Working Paper
Does Mobile Money Improve Livelihoods for Households in Poor and Remote Areas? (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142692 Brief
Informing the Refugee Policy Response in Uganda : Results from the Uganda Refugee and Host Communities 2018 Household Survey (English)
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SEP 27, 2019 142211 Report
Uganda - Agriculture Sector Public Expenditure Review (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 139665 Working Paper
Toward Scaled-Up and Sustainable Agriculture Finance and Insurance in Uganda : Technical Report (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 141102 Working Paper
Unlocking Agriculture Finance and Insurance in Uganda : The Financial Sector's Role in Agricultural Transformation : Policy Note (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 141114 Working Paper
Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity – Uganda Quick Facts (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 140727 Brief French
Disaster Risk Profile : Uganda (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 143695 Working Paper
Harmonized Grievance Redress Mechanism : Managing Road Construction Grievances (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 139632 Report
High-Level Workshop on Child Protection and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Associated with Infrastructure Investments (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 139643 Report
The Grievance Management Committee Handbook : A Guide to Grievance Management at the Community Level (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 139641 Report
The Impact of Mobile Money on Poor Rural Households : Experimental Evidence from Uganda (English)
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JUN 25, 2019 WPS8913 Policy Research Working Paper
Uganda - Social Risk Management Technical Gap Analysis (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 138229 Report
Rapid Assessment of Natural Resources Degradation in Areas Impacted by the South Sudan Refugee Influx in Northern Uganda (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 134195 Working Paper