TRADE POLICY: EXPLORING THE LANDSCAPE AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT IN EAST AFRICA

TRADE POLICY: EXPLORING THE LANDSCAPE AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT IN EAST AFRICA

Industrial policy is rapidly advancing in the African continent. Various African countries have declared intentions to promote industrialization in order to expand their economies, facilitate backward and forward linkages, create employment and continually reduce poverty. African States are pursuing new trade and industrialization policy as a pathway for economic transformation of the continent. Agenda 2063, Africa’s ...

UKIMGUSA MWANAMKE, UMEGUSA JABALI: MREJESHO WA TAMASHA LA TUZUNGUMZE FILAMU

UKIMGUSA MWANAMKE, UMEGUSA JABALI: MREJESHO WA TAMASHA LA TUZUNGUMZE FILAMU

Published by SAUTI YA UJAMAA Lengo la Jukwaa hili ni kuendeleza nadharia na mapambano ya kupigania Ujamaa na Umajumui wa Afrika. Siku zote, na popote tunapokuwa, tunasimama upande wa wavujajasho. Tunaupinga ubepari katika sura zake zote (ubeberu, uliberali mamboleo n.k ) pamoja na mifumo mingine kandamizi inayostawisha ubepari (mfumo dume, ubaguzi wa rangi, ukabila, udini, ukaburu wa kiumri n.k ). Tunapamba ...

NYERERE RESOURCE CENTER SUMMER SCHOOL - CO-OPERATISATION OF SMALL PEASANT PRODUCTION AND VILLAGE LEVEL DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE

NYERERE RESOURCE CENTER SUMMER SCHOOL – CO-OPERATISATION OF SMALL PEASANT PRODUCTION AND VILLAGE LEVEL DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE

In the extant development literature, small peasant production has been considered backward, inefficient, unproductive and a brake on development. Borrowing from the development trajectory of the developed countries of Europe, it is argued that small production is destined to disappear with the march of large-scale agriculture and industrialization. Yet peasant production persists in many African countries in spite o ...

GERMAN MP ADVISES TANZANIA NOT TO SIGN THE TRADE AGREEMENT

GERMAN MP ADVISES TANZANIA NOT TO SIGN THE TRADE AGREEMENT

Eva-Maria Schreiber, a German Member of Parliament from the Die Linke socialist party has advised Tanzania not to sign the East African Community – European Union Economic Partnership Agreements (EAC –EU EPA). Speaking on 29th April 2019 in Dar es Salaam in an exclusive interview following her one-week visit to the country, Hon. Schreiber regards the EAC-EU EPAS dangerous as they jeopardize the social and economic de ...

EAC CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS (CSOS) CALL FOR MORE PEOPLE CENTERED TRADE AND INVESTMENT REGIMES

EAC CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS (CSOS) CALL FOR MORE PEOPLE CENTERED TRADE AND INVESTMENT REGIMES

PRESS RELEASE  From 29th-30th May 2019 SEATINI Uganda in partnership with Diakonia Africa Economic Justice Program, Both ENDS, and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung held a high-level stakeholder meeting on the Implications of the evolving trade and investment regime on EAC’s realization of the Sustainable Development Goals. The purpose of this meeting was to synthesize civil society positions on three key issues per ...

USING THE SUSTAINABILITY SCHOOL AS A TOOL FOR SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION: A CASE OF UGANDA'S OIL REGION

USING THE SUSTAINABILITY SCHOOL AS A TOOL FOR SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION: A CASE OF UGANDA’S OIL REGION

Allan Kalangi | May 2018 This article is an analysis of the factors that lead to the positive impact and spill over of community driven approaches to empowering communities facing negative consequences of hosting large land based investments in their localities. The article locates the Sustainability School approach in the global sustainable development agenda and the foundation of these approaches in scholarly wo ...

South Sudan’s unholy trinity: Ethnicity, hate speech and social media

South Sudan’s unholy trinity: Ethnicity, hate speech and social media

By Kasirye Samuel | Donnas Ojok May 2018 As humanity strives to attain freedom, especially that of expression, a perilous component in the name of hate speech is fast creeping in. In Africa, the vice has contributed to some of the darkest episodes of the continent’s history including the Rwandan genocide (1994) and Kenya’s post-election violence (2007/08), which claimed in short span approximately 800,000 and 1,2 ...

Preying  on the Albertine: A spotlight over Total E&P operations  in Uganda’s oil region

Preying on the Albertine: A spotlight over Total E&P operations in Uganda’s oil region

Allan Kalangi and Julius Kyamanwya | May 2018 Uganda is one of the new oil-rich states in the world having discovered huge commercial deposits of oil in its western Albertine graben. Against a huge power asymmetry, communities organise and speak up in an attempt to transform power relations and reclaiming justice in their struggle against the negative consequences of hosting large land based investments in their ...

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