governance and accountability

The Fair Tax Monitor (FTM) is a research tool that identifies the main bottle necks within the fiscal policies and systems and assessing their redistributive qualities and making recommendations for change. FTM 2021 is t he third report in the Fair Tax Monitor report series. It stands apart from...
Energy transition refers to the global energy sector’s shift from fossil-based systems of energy production and consumption — including oil, natural gas, and coal — to renewable energy sources like wind and solar, as well as lithium-ion batteries among others. The increasing penetration of...
Kampala. 1st March 2022. Oxfam in Uganda has today launched a 10-year Strategy providing a road map towards ending inequality in the country. Speaking at the launch event, the Oxfam in Uganda Country Director, Francis Shanty Odokorach, said that together against inequality, as the strategy is named...
This strategic framework for 2021–30 is our commitment to work more effectively with others towards achieving a Uganda free from inequality and injustice. It is the product of careful analysis of context and trends. It has been developed in consultation with stakeholders including researchers,...
This paper is an analytical review of the financial performance of the Education Response Plan for refugees by the end of June 2020. This analysis gives an indepth review of the education financing for Government of Uganda supported schools in refugee settlements in Lamwo District Local Government...
Oxfam Uganda, Oxfam Novib and Oxfam France investigated on the mega project led by the French energy giant TOTAL which will allow for the exploitation of 1.4 billion recoverable barrels of oil located on the shores of Lake Albert. This exclusive case study reveals the magnitude of Dutch investments...
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Uganda welcome the swift response by The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to, approve the Government of Uganda request for disbursement of US$ 491.5 Million emergency assistance under the Rapid Credit Facility to address the COVID-19...
This case study shows the power of swift and coordinated action, backed by a wide constituency of citizens to change regressive tax policies, and illustrates how citizens can improve public finance management at both local and national levels.
Excessive economic inequality is one of the defining issues of our time. Unfortunately, Uganda has experienced a rise in economic inequality over the past twenty years (scoring 0.37 on the Gini coefficient in Financial Year 2016/17) which has reflected into a macroeconomic instability and faltering...
Maria Acan credit:Oxfam
The year 2016-17 saw Oxfam in Uganda take its transformation agenda to a level higher. We tested and applied Oxfam’s power to convene and influence actors around issues we believe address the root causes of injustice and inequality. The year saw a lot of investment in coaching and accompaniment for...

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