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ALCOHOL AND CHRONIC POVERTY IN UGANDA

Excessive alcohol consumption is understood in two folds; financially if one spends the highest proportion of his earnings or if s/he drinks unconscious, then such a person is regarded an excessive drinker.  However there...

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Livelihood Assets and Chronic Poverty in Uganda

This annotated bibliography to provides information to individuals and institutions involved in social development research about “the extent to which chronically poor people can access and utilise livelihood assets, and how this affects their...

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Chronic Poverty and Agriculture in Uganda

The paper analyses the appropriateness, relevance and effectiveness of existing agricultural policies and programmes in addressing the needs of chronically poor people in Uganda. It examines pathways through which chronically poor people in Uganda...

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Championing policy on chronic poverty

Influencing change in policy and practice on chronic poverty and social protection in Uganda like in any other country is neither an easy task nor does it follow a straight path. The assumption that...

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Kampala Tugende Project Baseline Survey Report

According to the slum upgrading strategy and action plan by Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (2008), slums in Uganda are characterized by poor standard houses, social and economic isolation, irregular land ownership,...

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Livelihood Situation in Kampala Slums

A livelihood is a means of survival. It involves capacities, assets incomes and activities that promote life. The MDGs are clear on halving the proportion of poor persons by 2015 (Goal 1). The Uganda...