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Farming Up: Uganda’s Agriculture & Food System Can Create Jobs

Agriculture can provide jobs to Uganda’s unemployed youth if well harnessed, according to the twelfth Uganda Economic Update published on November 20, 2018 by the World Bank. The report, “Developing Uganda’s Agri-Food System for Inclusive Economic Growth,” notes that the sector’s economic contribution extends well beyond the production sector into the

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Uganda Virus Research Institute Approved As A Regional Reference Laboratory For Yellow Fever

The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) has been certified to perform yellow fever regional reference lab functions in the Arbovirology department that supports yellow fever diagnostic surveillance. This makes UVRI the only certified Yellow fever reference laboratory in Eastern Africa and the second in the African Region, the other being

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URA Collects Shs1.37 Trillion In October, Registers Shs79bn Surplus

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) collected gross revenue totaling to Shs1.37 trillion in October 2018 against a target of Shs1.29 trillion. This implies that the tax body registered an impressive gross surplus of Shs79.28bn. According to information obtained from URA, net revenue collection for the month of October 2018 totaled to Shs1.34

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