Theme: Accelerated and Inclusive Growth for Sustainable Development

Venue: Commonwealth Resort, Munyonyo

Event date: 14th-15th September 2017

Chief Guest: H.E The President of the Republic of Uganda

 

OBJECTIVES OF THE FORUM

      1. Reflection on the state of Uganda’s economy
      2. Provide evidence on performance of the Uganda economy in recent years
      3. Identify opportunities and challenges
      4. Identify key policy actions and strategies to drive accelerated and inclusive growth in Uganda

PARTICIPATION IN THE FORUM

Experts and individuals from the;

  • Local Business Community,
  • Ugandan Government
  • Region,
  • Global community (China, Israel, India, UK, USA, Tanzania),
  • Donor community, and
  • Academia.

TOPICS OF DISCUSSION – Day One

  1. Growth: Reflections on the state of Uganda’s Economy

Keynote Address: Policy Priorities for Growth Acceleration by H.E Y.K Museveni

  1. Industry: “Learning to Compete”- Policies to Propel Industrial Development
  2. Agriculture: Enabling Growth through Agricultural Development
  3. Domestic Revenue Mobilization: Mobilizing Domestic Resources to Finance Public Investment

TOPICS OF DISCUSSION – Day Two

  1. Infrastructure and Public Investment: Maximizing the Returns from Investments in Infrastructure
  2. Trade: Leveraging Trade & Regional Integration for Increased Growth
  3. Urban Productivity as a Growth Enabler: Linking Kampala’s Growth to Rural Development
  4. Population & Inclusive Growth: Increasing Labour Productivity and Inclusive Growth

COMPLETE LIST OF FORUM PRESENTATIONS: 

  1. Linking Kampala's Growth to Rural Development-Fostering a Prodcutive Transformation ~  Gharad Bryan
  2. Leveraging Trade and Regional Integration for Increased Growth ~ John Spray
  3. Mobilizing Domestic Resources to Finance Public Investment ~ Nada Eissa
  4. Linking Kampala's Growth to Rural Development-Fostering a Prodcutive Transformation ~ Somik Lall
  5. Accelerating Uganda's Economic Growth Momentum ~ Albert Musisi
  6. Andrew Mold-Learning to Compete-Policies to Propel Industrial Development
  7. Helen Hai-Learning to Compete-Policies to Propel Industrial Development 
  8. Andrew Mold-Learning to Compete-Policies to Propel Industrial Development
  9. Clara Mira-Uganda Growth Diagnostic
  10. Holger Kray-Enabling Growth Through Agricultural Transformation
  11. John Page-Learning to Compete-Policies to Propel Industrial Development
  12. Kenneth Mugambe-Maximizing the Returns from Investment in Infrastructure
  13. Nathan Fiala-Enabling Growth Through Agricultural Transformation
  14. Punit Pruthi-Leveraging Trade and Regional Integration for Increased Growth
  15. Susan Kavuma-Increasing Labour Productivity for Inclusive Growth
  16. Berlin Msiska-Mobilizing Domestic Resources to Finance Public Investment
  17.  Jotham Musinguzi-Increasing Labour Productivity for Inclusive Growth

 

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