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RFP Consultancy to Develop a Uganda National Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Plan

  Date of Issue: Friday, 07th June 2019. Expiry Date: Monday, 1st July 2019 – 11:00 a.m. EAT. DOWNLOADS: To Develop a Uganda National Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Plan.

Shifting the Regulator Mindset in Uganda

Uganda has made, and continues to make great strides in regulation. Perhaps most notably is the development of regulatory experiment (or sandboxes) – a cutting edge approach designed to allow fintechs to try new innovations without disrupting the existing financial ecosystem. Under the Digital Transformation Project (DTP), Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) has committed resources […]


By Joseph Lutwama and Kim Kariuki Technology advancements in the last two decades have resulted in a chain reaction of innovations in financial services never experienced in this generation. Whereas previously financial services would only be accessed in big, tall and intimidating bank branches, now a financial transaction can be completed in just under a […]

Report on Banking and the Status of Financial Inclusion in Uganda

This report aims to give an overview of the Ugandan banking sector and the potential opportunities that exist to increase the banked population. The information generated by the FinScope Uganda survey, conducted in 2018, provides the basis for this report’s analysis. Information presented in all tables and figures are obtained from analysis of FinScope 2018 […]

RFP for Procurement of an Independent Audit Firm for Internal Audit Services.

  Date of Issue: Thursday, 21st March 2019. Expiry Date: Thursday, 11th April 2019. DOWNLOADS: RFP for Procurement of an Independent Audit Firm for Internal Audit Services.

Report on Informal Financial Inclusion in Uganda

Efforts to increase formal financial inclusion in Uganda are faced with significant challenges which are both supply and demand side in nature. From a supply-side perspective the most significant challenge is that 76% of Ugandan adults are rural-based. The high cost of providing financial services in rural areas often means that formal financial institutions lack […]

Analysis of status of financial inclusion for women and youth in Uganda

Money management, planning and the safe building of assets are core components of a larger set of economic and social skills needed to achieve a sustainable livelihood. In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the obstacles women and young adults face in developing these abilities. Financial service providers (FSPs), however, are still […]

Report on Uptake of Insurance Services in Uganda 2018

The findings of the FinScope survey conducted in 2018 show that formal insurance uptake in Uganda is at 1%. Current insurance penetration in Uganda is also estimated at 1%. The low level of formal insurance uptake is attributable to public mistrust, low public awareness and a narrow insurance product range – especially for low income […]

Job Opportunity: Executive Director

Contract: Permanent Location: Kampala, Uganda Salary: Competitive Reports To: Board of Directors FSD Uganda (FSDU) is one of several Financial Sector Deepening organisations that have been created across Sub-Saharan Africa to support innovation, conduct research and help promote and improve policies, laws and regulations that shape the financial sector with a goal of ensuring a […]