Supporting development of the National Fourth Industrial Revolution Strategy

Technology has completely revolutionised the way we do business; it is growing in various industries and will change all aspects of life. That is why the Third National Development Plan (NDP III) Digital Transformation Programme […]

World Consumer Rights Day: It’s in the Ts & Cs

By Anthea Paelo, PhD When did you last read the terms and conditions (Ts & Cs) of any digital product before clicking accept? Or review the Ts & Cs before taking up that digital loan […]

Grassroot financial institutions receive funds to on-lend to enterprises to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

Six microfinance institutions and SACCOs (Tier III and Tier IV financial institutions) have received funds to lend to enterprises recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is part of a five-year Micro and […]

Can financial inclusion ease the back-to-school pressure?

Bu Anthea Paelo, Ph.D At the start of this academic year, schools reported a low turn-up of students, with parents citing the lack of money to pay for school fees. Beyond school fees, students often […]

Testing the viability of technology platforms in the agriculture sector

Agriculture is the cornerstone of the Ugandan economy and one of its most promising sectors. The sector contributes 24.1% to the gross domestic product (GDP), 33% of export earnings, and about 70% of employment based […]

Are digital platforms a clear path out of poverty for Uganda’s smallholder farmers?

By Geoffrey Okidi John, a 50-year-old smallholder farmer in Mbale district grows maize, beans, and cassava on less than one acre of land for own consumption and sale. His farm production is affected by over […]

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