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Expansion of Labour-Based Methods in Maintenance of Public Roads: Options for Promotion of Citizen Participation in Uganda

In this paper the purpose for public participation in public expenditure governance is established within the road sector. It further discusses its implications for decision making and then draws on the rationale for using local labour not only t...

A Review of Uganda's Road Fund Proposals for Transformation

The Uganda Road Fund (URF), established in 2008 by an Act of Parliament had its purpose to finance routine and periodic maintenance of public roads in the country. Since its operationalization in 2010, the Fund still struggles to deliver on its ma...

Election Management and Electoral Violence Mitigation ahead of 2016 Elections

Remarkable progress over the years, in election management has been registered across Africa. East African countries, in particular, have embraced democracy. However high levels of electoral-related violence remain a major challenge during electi...

Health Spending in Uganda Implications on the National Minimum Health Care Package

This policy brief is part of Public Expenditure Governance (PEG) study of the health sector in Uganda. The research objective overall was to examine the links between public spending, governance, and outcomes in the health sector and the specific...

Depreciation of the Ugandan Shilling: Implications for the National Economy

The Ugandan Shilling depreciated over the course of 2014/15 fiscal year, against the US dollar by over 20%. Uganda, like many other economies, was struggling with the falling value of its’ currency against the dollar which was attributed to the fa...

Greening Uganda's 2016: General Elections Key Issues for Political Parties and Political Leaders to Address in their Manifestos

Different measures were put in place by the Ugandan government in order to ensure the conservation and sustainable use of the environment and natural resources. Much remains to be done to address the current challenges. The general elections in 20...

Assessing the Management and Administration in Public Health Facilities of Uganda and the Implications for the Healthcare Service Delivery and Utilization Evidence from the CODES Project

The critical determinants of quality of healthcare provision is assessed in this paper – as well as the health facility level management and administration. The paper is premised on the argument that the existing weaknesses in health facility mana...

Making Public Procurement Work for Sustainable Forest Use: Excluding Illegal Timber from Uganda's Market

Uganda is suffering the loss of its forest cover at alarming rates. This is partly attributed to illegal harvest of forest products including timber. It is reported that 80% of the timber on the Uganda Market is illegally harvested and traded. Thi...

Assessing Public Expenditure Governance in Uganda’s Health Sector: The case of Gulu, Kamuli, and Luweero Districts. Application of an Innovative Framework

"This research report is one of the policy analyses prepared by ACODE to assess the governance of public expenditure (hereafter, public expenditure governance or PEG) in Uganda’s health, road, education and agriculture sectors. The report is prem...

Civic Engagement: Activating the Potentials of Local Governance in Uganda

In this seventh Local Government Councils’ Scorecard Assessment Report, we present evidence-based performance results of the elected political leaders in 35 districts around the country during the FY 2016/2017. The assessment focuses on the role p...

Enhancing Access to Justice in Uganda's Forestry Sector: A Comparative Study of Uganda and Tanzania

This is a comparative analysis of access to justice in the forestry sector in Uganda and Tanzania. Although the concept of access to justice is broad and encompasses many aspects, this study focused on only four aspects namely: (i) tenure rights o...

Assessing Public Expenditure Governance in Uganda’s Agricultural Sector Application of an Innovative Framework

This paper focuses on the assessment of public expenditure governance in Uganda’s agricultural sector. The agricultural sector is so critical to the growth and development of Uganda. As a major source of food for the rapidly growing population, t...

Assessing Public Expenditure Governance in Uganda’s Road Sector: Application of an Innovative Framework

This report comprises of five sections which are organized as follows: the next sub-section of the introduction delineates the road sector. Section two presents the conceptual framework for assessing public expenditure governance in the sector and...

Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Kabarole District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

This policy brief presents findings from the 2013/14 assessment of Kabarole District Local Government under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI). The budgetary allocation for Kabarole Local Government is likely to be incr...

Public Expenditure Governance in Uganda's Education Sector Application of an Innovative Assessment Framework

In this paper a framework for assessing public expenditure governance is presented within the education sector. PEG assessment focuses on inputs, processes and outcomes associated with the governance of public expenditure. Usually tools for asses...

Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Mbarara District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

The findings presented in this policy brief are from the 2013/14 assessment of Mbarara District Local Government under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI), an evidence based project implemented by ACODE in partnership wit...

Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Kanungu District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

The findings from the 2013/14 assessment of the Kanungu District Local Government is presented in this policy brief under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI), an evidence based project implemented by ACODE in partnership ...

Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Ntungamo District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

The findings from the 2013/14 assessment of the Kanungu District Local Government is presented in this policy brief under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI), an evidence based project implemented by ACODE in partnership ...

Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Rukungiri District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

In this policy brief the findings from the 2013/14 assessment of Rukungiri District Local Government is presented under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI). The Rukungiri District Council Scorecard Report have made severa...

Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Apac District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

In this policy brief the findings from the 2013/14 assessment of Apac District Local Government is presented under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI), an evidence based project implemented by ACODE in partnership with U...

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