Public Governance

What are the emerging challenges in LGs regarding the decentralised payroll reforms during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Submitted by on Wed, 12/16/2020 - 10:26

Globally, COVID-19 pandemic has immensely affected organizations as well as contributing to human resource managers think differently about their respective roles as well as adjust to social distancing manner and a totally new working environment. This has therefore resulted into Ministry, Department and Agency (MDAs), and Local Governments (LG) to identify core staff that will remain on duty to ensure continued provision of essential services. The guidelines included Circular Standing Instructions Nos. 3, 5, 6 and 7, 2020.

What are the business continuity options for the Accountability Sector amidst COVID-19 Pandemic?

Submitted by on Wed, 12/16/2020 - 10:25

Observably, the global Covid-19 pandemic has adversely affected the inflows that contribute to Uganda’s foreign exchange earnings, as well as some sectors of Uganda’s economy and these include: services and tourism; hospitality; construction and manufacturing.  With the Accountability sector being concerned with the mobilization, management and accounting for the utilization of public resources to facilitate the delivery of quality and equitable services, this policy brief seeks to analyse and propose some of the sustainable measures for Uganda’s accountability sector in response to the glo

Fiscal Policy and Public Debt Sustainability in Uganda

Submitted by on Tue, 08/11/2020 - 21:20

Given Uganda’s level of development and its aspirations, there is an enormous amount of resources required to drive economic growth. In the last five years, Uganda has experienced an increase in public debt that has been geared towards closing the development gaps. This brief intends to examine the sustainability of Uganda’s public debt during the period 1981/82 to 2016/17.