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FAO urges Uganda on public investment in agriculture

Kampala, Uganda | Xinhua | The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has urged Uganda to repurpose public investment in agriculture to spur economic recovery in the face of the COVID-19 effects and the Russia-Ukraine conflict. A report, issued by the FAO late on Wednesday, said in the context of …

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Leveraging data for the public good

  Governments need to stop using a one-size-fits-all approach when planning investments or designing policies COMMENT | CHRISTOPHER PISSARIDES, FADI FARRA AND AMIRA BENSEBAA | The digital age has taught businesses to see people as individuals rather than just as members of certain demographic cohorts. On social media, we receive …

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Housing Finance Bank targets Ugandans in diaspora

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Housing Finance Bank has outlined several initiatives aimed at encouraging foreign direct investment from Ugandans living abroad, while still improving the livelihoods of the people at home. Peace K. Ayebazibwe, the Executive Director of Housing Finance Bank shared the bank’s vision on Thursday at …

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Tayebwa asks German MPs to woo investors to Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Thomas Tayebwa has asked legislators from Germany to interest their investors to set up shops in Uganda. Tayebwa told a delegation from the Bundestag (Germany’s National Assembly) led by Stefan Rouenhoff, who represents the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, that the country …

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Museveni woos Turkish investors to Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said he doesn’t care who owns what business in Uganda for as long as the businesses are generating revenue for the country. Speaking to the Deputy Minister of Trade in Turkey, Riza Tuna Turagay at the sidelines of the ongoing Uganda-Turkey …

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WHO calls for continued innovation to fight malaria

Malaria vaccine could save the lives of an additional 40,000 to 80,000 African children each year if widely deployed Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for continued innovation and increased investment in fighting malaria. Ahead of World Malaria Day on Monday, the WHO announced that …

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