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Multi City Challenge Africa: urban innovation with residents at the core

When faced with a challenge of any scale, from the individual all the way to the global, one can rest assured that they are likely not alone in their experience.  


Scaling interventions: testing, implementing, evaluating, and the bigger picture

It is every development practitioner’s desire to quantify the impact of their interventions, to avoid the risk of their support falling into the category of what Zambian Economist Dambisa Moyo…  


Transforming forest management in Uganda, one dataset at a time

While reflecting on the new methodology designed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Uganda Accelerator Lab team to dissect deforestation in Uganda, we found ourselves asking “If there…  


The perplexity of safeguarding Uganda’s forests while keeping food on the table

The saying “save the Earth, it’s the only planet with Coffee” compelled United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Uganda Accelerator Lab team, to dig deep into the challenge of deforestation and…  


Partnerships driving e-commerce development for informal sector

Whether creating internal partnerships between colleagues and departments, or larger partnerships between businesses, harnessing the skills and experience of partners from different corners of your…  


UNDP and Jumia transform informal enterprises in Uganda through inclusive e-commerce: Early lessons learned

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is changing the way the world does business. While it was on a steady incline before, the e-commerce market in Africa is now witnessing a huge upsurge…  


Connecting informal market vendors to e-commerce to reach consumers in the wake of Covid-19 and beyond

Tuesday, May 26 2020 was the first day in two months to go out of the confinement of our homes to go to Kampala the capital of Uganda since the President of Uganda H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni gave stay…  


UNDP boosts Uganda’s response to COVID-19 and climate change actions

While the world is in the midst of an acute public health crisis and the largest economic shock of a generation, climate change remains one of the biggest global challenges of our time.  


COVID-19: UNDP Uganda staff unleash talent and creativity in turbulence

Whether it was by inspiration generated by the lockdown imposed by the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic or not, the UNDP Uganda Country Office staff showcased talent, creativity and…  


UNDP’s digital offer to drive Government of Uganda’s operations to post-COVID-19 phase

As the number of infections in Uganda reached over 40 towards the end of March 2020, H.E. President Yoweri Museveni ordered a total country shutdown: no schooling, no mass weddings or burials,…  

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