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Urban Poverty Reduction in Uganda: Government-Run Market Infrastructure and Vendor Expectations in Kampala Capital City Authority

Uganda has been faced with rapid urbanisation but with an infrastructural deficit (ADB 2009, p.v). Recently, Uganda has embarked on investment in market infrastructure development with support from World Bank and other development partners following a feasibility study carried out in 2008. From the feasibility study, the need to facilitate increased marketing and general improvement …

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Gendered Effects of Pastoralist-Cultivator Conflicts on Family Livelihoods: A Case Study of Buliisa District, Uganda

Pastoralist-Cultivator conflicts are not new phenomena in the world and in Uganda in particular. Such types of conflict have existed in Uganda before and in other countries. This study investigated the gendered effects of pastoralist–cultivator conflict on family livelihoods in Buliisa district. The study explored changes in gender relations, livelihoods strategies and coping mechanisms of …

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Climate Change and Pastoralism: Vulnerability and Adaptation among the Karamojong Pastoralists of Uganda

This research examined the vulnerability and the adaptation strategies of the Karamojong pastoralists amidst climate change. Although pastoralists have demonstrated great resilience in harnessing natural resources in the drylands, the impact of climate change is threatening their livelihoods. To date little research has been done on how pastoralists cope with and adapt to the challenges …

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