National Information Technology Survey Report, 2022

Submitted by on Thu, 03/14/2024 - 13:45

This third series of the National Information Technology (IT) Survey by National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) delivers information on several IT sector indicators across Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs); Local Governments (LGs); and households and individuals coupled with businesses. The report highlights performance on availability, access, usage, affordability and satisfaction with IT infrastructure, equipment and services across these groups.

Economic Development in Africa Report, 2022: Rethinking the Foundations of Export Diversification in Africa: The catalytic role of business and financial services

Submitted by on Thu, 03/14/2024 - 13:43

Africa’s exports are heavily reliant on primary products in the agricultural, mineral and extractive sectors, making it one of the least diversified regions on the globe. Out of the 54 African countries, 45 are commodity-dependent (83%), indicating that each country’s share of primary commodity exports to total merchandise exports translates to over 60%. This dependency on commodities makes the continent vulnerable to fluctuations in global commodity prices thus hindering its potential for inclusive growth and development.


Submitted by on Mon, 02/13/2023 - 02:28

This report provides up-to-date statistics to policy makers and other stakeholders on the dynamics within the tourism industry on an annual basis for example statistics on arrivals and departures of the year 2021.

Travel has become a virtual necessity for more and more people as their incomes and education rise. Despite effects from COVID-19, Uganda realised a slight increase in total arrivals from 0.6 million persons in 2020 to 0.7 million persons in 2021. However, arrivals were at 1.9 million in 2017 (before COVID-19).

Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report 2019

Submitted by on Tue, 08/11/2020 - 21:05

The report indicates progress in Global electrification rate estimated at 89 percent. In Uganda, electrification is estimated at 24 percent meaning that for Uganda to be competitive economically, there is need for long term planning, stepping up private involvement in energy generation and providing adequate policy and fiscal incentives for deployment of new technologies such as solar, wind and nuclear energy to meet energy demands.


Road Safety Performance Review Uganda

Submitted by on Tue, 08/11/2020 - 21:04

Road accidents in Uganda pose a serious policy issue. Statistically, of the 100 deaths that occur per day, 24 are due to road crashes. Government through ministry of works and transport came up with road safety policy and a host of frameworks and regulations to govern road use, however, due to several implementation challenges, the status quo still remains. Therefore, strict enforcement of the existing road regulation need to be strengthened as the report observes.

Energy Efficiency Roadmap for Uganda

Submitted by on Tue, 08/11/2020 - 21:03

About 23 percent of households in Uganda have access to grid electricity. The successive NDPs have emphasized the scaling up of access to energy as a measure to drive growth of secondary towns, boost production and improve the wellbeing of households. This will then translate into desired socio-economic outcomes. The report makes mention of the need to scale up energy efficiencies to reduce the cost of power generation and enhancing energy security.


Submitted by on Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:09

The Millennium Summit held in New York in September 2000 was a land mark event that brought together a number of countries and heads of state to form a global consensus of the challenges facing humanity. More important to the summit deliberations was to discuss and come up with what needed to be done to overcome the challenges facing the world development initiatives resulting into formulation of the Millennium development Goals (MDGs)


Submitted by on Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:08

The Poverty Status Reports explore the extent to which Uganda’s economic status changes overtime and how such change relates to poverty outcomes. Poverty status reports provide comprehensive reviews of implications of these changes for the poverty reduction agenda. Since the launch of the National Development Plan (NDP I) in 2010, there has been perception among stakeholders


Submitted by on Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:06

The Government Outlays Analysis Reports (GOARs) were one of the expected outputs under the MDG Reporting and Poverty monitoring component of the United Nations development Programme (UNDP) Country Programme Action Plan (2006-2010) for Uganda. They were being produced by the Economic Development Policy and Research Department of the MoFPED to track the trends and patterns of Public Expenditure and Development results on an annual basis.