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Author LinkSuruma, Ezra Sabiti,1945-author.
Title LinkAdvancing the Ugandan economy : a personal account / Ezra Sabiti Suruma.
Distribution Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2014]
Description xvii, 213 pages :  illustrations ;  23 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction: a journey through Uganda’s turbulent times -- A new paradigm for governance -- The transformation of politics: beyond the ruling party -- Historical overview of the Ugandan state and economy, 1950-2010 -- Ideological uncertainty and economic reform -- Reforming foreign exchange management -- Transforming the Bank of Uganda -- Reform of the export sector: coffee -- Financial sector reform: negotiating with the Bretton Woods institutions -- The struggle for Uganda Commercial Bank -- The issue of rural banking and microfinance institutions -- Pension reform and social security -- The rural development strategy -- Attempting agricultural reform: the cotton subsector -- Trends in agricultural output in Uganda: 1961-2007 -- Improving Africa’s agricultural infrastructure -- The introduction of tea production in southwestern Uganda: a case study in community development -- Oil: blessing or curse? -- Private enterprise in Uganda: challenges and opportunities -- Observations and comments on aid -- Fast-tracking East African integration -- Job creation and housing demand in Uganda: an innovative synergy -- Summary: Uganda’s past and future -- Appendix A. the parish model operational plan -- Appendix B. an innovative approach to job creation: estimates as a basis for discussion.
Summary Internal conflicts, dictatorship, and economic disintegration characterized the first twenty-five years of Uganda’s independence from British colonial rule, which culminated in the reign of Idi Amin and a violent civil war. The country has since achieved an astounding turnaround of stability and growth. Advancing the Ugandan Economy is a first-had look at the remarkable policy changes that took place from 1986 to 2012 and their effect in contrast with the turbulent events after independence.--p. [4] of cover.
Subject LinkEconomic development -- Uganda.
LinkUganda -- Economic policy.
LinkUganda -- Economic conditions -- 1979-

System Number 000681938
ISBN Link9780815725893 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link0815725892 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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