To support national development objectives, the GWSP is helping the government develop an approach to employ national providers to supply water in refugee settlements and their host communities,…

Alexander Danilenko |

Today marks nine months since the first COVID-19 (coronavirus) case was recorded in Egypt earlier this year.

Muhanuuzi Dorah |

Today, on the occasion of the World Youth Skills Day , we are pleased to announce the winners of the Blog4Dev 2021 competition.

Hafez Ghanem, Ousmane Diagana |

Uganda is Africa’s largest refugee hosting nation. The Uganda Refugee High Frequency Phone Surveys (URHFPS) tracked the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on a roughly monthly basis across three…

Aziz Atamanov, Theresa Beltramo, Peter Waita, Nobuo Yoshida |

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) continues to monitor the impact of COVID-19 on the national population through Uganda High-Frequency Phone Survey on COVID-19 (UHFPS). The survey recontacts…

Aziz Atamanov, Frédéric Cochinard, John Ilukor, Giulia Ponzini |

A new study compares a soft skills focused business training versus a hard skills curricula for secondary school youth in Uganda. Both were quite successful in improving skills and income.

Markus Goldstein |

Mr Alex Kakooza is the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) in Uganda. His role is to ensure that resources for education are made available to all districts across…

Joanna Juzon, Julia Liberman |

While strengthening the public health sector delivery capabilities and domestic resource mobilization remains a priority, private providers also play a key role in serving a sizable proportion of…

Sneha Kanneganti |

To this end, the World Bank, the EQUALS Global Partnership’s Access Coalition and the GSMA have come together to launch three digital literacy pilot programs focusing on women and girls.

Mariana Lopez, Zainab Rahima Aminu |

It is projected that by 2060, Uganda’s population will reach 104 million – more than double the current 46 million – and 70% will be of working age.

Carolina Mejia-Mantilla, Cara Myers, Aziz Atamanov |