The study was structured around four main areas of enquiry: motivations for producing, the users of citizen-generated data, the use of citizen-generated data and its potential for wider use. In Uganda we focused on a process that provides unsolicited citizen feedback in local communities, based on the work of Community Resource Trackers – a group […]
In 2014, the UN Secretary General’s High Level Panel called for a data revolution to aid efforts as we work towards the aims of Agenda 2030, stimulating debate and action around innovative ways of generating and sharing data. Since then, technological advances have supported increased access to data and information through initiatives such as open-data […]
We recently published the briefing Pro-poor orientation of budgets: The case of Uganda following Uganda’s 2016/17 annual budget, which was presented to Parliament in June 2016. Our analysis explains how far Uganda’s budget is pro-poor, focusing on four components: Alignment with the national poverty strategies, examining how far budget allocations are consistent with the country’s […]
National, continental and global development agendas are all calling for data to play a catalytic role in both the meeting and monitoring of ambitious goals. This study assesses the readiness of the Ugandan national statistical system – an ecosystem that includes both official and non-governmental producers and users of data – to meet these […]
Date: 9 February 2016 Time: 08:30–11:00 EAT Location: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies office, Woodlands Road, Nairobi Development Initiatives (DI) will hold a dissemination workshop to discuss the findings of a recent political economy study mapping study humanitarian evidence systems. The study aimed to identify the key stakeholders commissioning, conducting and brokering humanitarian research […]
Applying a number of tools – interviews, literature review, and financial analysis – the study aimed to identify the key stakeholders commissioning, conducting and brokering humanitarian research activities and understand how decision-makers interpret and use evidence. We define evidence to include research and evaluation. View our presentation below for an overview of the study including key findings. (Click […]
Uganda’s per capita[i] gross domestic product (GDP) at constant prices for 2013/14 rose by 115% to US$730 and at current prices by 21.2% to US$788. This was after the Uganda Bureau of Statistics released improved and rebased estimates of GDP using a base period of 2009/10 (having previously used 2002) and lower than expected population […]
This study looks at domestic humanitarian response in Uganda. Who in Uganda helps their fellow countrymen at a time of crisis, how do they assist and what is the impact of this response. This is one of two case studies we conducted, the other being domestic humanitarian response in Bangladesh.