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Researchers strategize on getting under-served communities use data

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With the global agenda shifting to the use of science to shape evidence-based national policies and strategies, researchers in Africa are concerned that the data generation speed doesn’t match the rate at which this evidence is being picked for use by the community. Elizabeth Birabwa …

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IGAD to member states: Digitize data information systems

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has called upon member states to embrace the digitalization of nutritional data for enhanced surveillance, monitoring, and utilization by various institutions and policymakers within the communities. Speaking at the third technical workshop of the Learning Network on Nutrition (LENNS) …

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Parliament approves UGX 523Bn loan for country-wide data connectivity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MPs have unanimously approved a US$140 million loan to finance the Uganda Digital Acceleration Project (UDAP), and ring-fenced it to the implementing agency, National Information Technology Authority-Uganda. In a rare show of unanimity untypical of loan requests, the Opposition’s only rider has been having the money …

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