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World Bank 
Tel: +256-414-302-248

Location: Rwenzori House 1 Lumumba Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
Postal Address: P.O. Box 4463, Kampala, Uganda

Uganda drops 12 positions in global business ranking
The new World Bank Doing Business Report 2014 released in Washington, shows that Uganda managed only one business reform by eliminating the need to have instruments of land physically stamped to certify payments of stamp duty. This implies that the country is not making significant progress in improving the business environment for investors. Read more

Uganda: World Bank Urges On Pastoralism, Irrigation Ahead of Agric Summits
On the eve of two major agriculture summits in Mauritania and Senegal, the World Bank is urging African countries and communities in the Sahel and the international development community to help protect and expand pastoralism on behalf of the more than 80 million people living in The Sahel who rely on it as a major source of food and livelihoods.The Bank is calling for more large-scale irrigation to help the region to move towards embracing climate smart agriculture that can manage competing demands for land, water, and other natural resources, in a region that has long suffered from drought, hunger, and low economic growth. Read more

World Bank Group Statement on Budget Support in Uganda
"In April 2013, there were press reports that the World Bank had pulled out of budget support in Uganda. We wish to clarify as follows:  The World Bank remains engaged in, and is committed to supporting Uganda's development priorities.  The Ugandan government has however requested that we direct most of our new support towards specific investments for infrastructure, agriculture and skills development, with less financing for general budget support." Read more

Different dreams, same bed : collecting, using, and interpreting employment statistics in Sub-Saharan Africa -- the case of Uganda (English)