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Uganda moves to bring the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to life

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have held a three-day dialogue with key…  

Youth IDEAthon Winners Announcement

With mentorship, incubation support and hundreds of millions worth of seed investment, the Youth IDEAthon was organized to Inspire, Skill, Mentor and Accelerate ideas from youth in all parts Uganda.…  

Biomass to Electricity: Mulago Hospital experiment producing results

Through our solutions mapping exercise, the UNDP Uganda Accelerator Lab team released an open call for solutions to address the problem of deforestation in Uganda.  

Guest Blog: International Youth Day

Uganda has one of the youngest populations in the world, with 78% of the country being under the age of 30. What’s more, in the next 20 years the world’s population is projected to increase by a…  

Digital X and Accelerator Lab scale e-commerce in Uganda

As the world experiences new and complex challenges, many organizations are scrambling to innovate workable and appropriate solutions that not only make business sense but also have a positive social…  

Innovation Challenges surfacing sustainable grassroots solutions in Uganda

In the age of innovation, competitive Innovation Challenges have fueled major successes for research institutions, innovation hubs, private enterprises and development organizations.  

Drafting Uganda’s Country Programme with Accelerator Lab methodology at heart

Whether it be climate change, environmental degradation, corruption, rapid urbanization, youth unemployment, or the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, these all present complex and…  

UNDP Uganda 2019 Annual report

In 2019, UNDP’s support to the government and people of Uganda achieved multiple results. Read more about our transformational interventions and contribution to the country’s development agenda in our…  

UNDP Uganda Accelerator Lab: 2020 in Retrospect

While each year brings its own unique challenges, the fundamental difference in this year bygone was the onset of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.  

Japan contributes US$ 4.1 million to support efforts towards refugees and host communities, border security, COVID-19 response in Uganda

The Government of Japan in March this year formally committed approximately US$ 2.7 million to the United Nations for various development and humanitarian initiatives in Uganda.  

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