Uganda

Scholarly Publications

Inside Rebellion: The Politics of Insurgent Violence

October 2006

Some rebel groups abuse noncombatant populations, while others exhibit restraint.

Democratization in Africa

December 1999

Democratization in Africa examines the state of progress of democracy in Africa at the end of the 1990s.

Promoting Democracy in Africa

December 1995

Africa in World Politics addresses the effects of major currents in Africa and global politics upon each other and the ramifications of these interrelationships for contemporary theories of...

Other Publications

Using Private Equity to Improve Power Distribution in Uganda

January 2016

By the summer of 2004, Fred Kalisa, the Permanent Secretary in Uganda’s Ministry of Energy, had dedicated the past ten years of his life to building his nation’s energy sector and two summers ago...

Building Hydropower Plants in Uganda: Who is the Best Partner?

June 2017

Uganda has long been plagued by chronic power shortages.

Strengthening Electricity Distribution in Uganda: The Role of Private Equity

September 2018

This case describes the preparations and decisions made by Actis, a leading global emerging markets private equity firm, in the lead-up to its partial divestment via an initial public offering (...

News

Without public investment, the food crisis will only get worse, Naylor, Falcon say in Boston Review

September 2008

FSE director Rosamond Naylor and deputy director Walter Falcon discuss the food crisis in a lead article in the September/October 2008 issue of Boston Review.

Global warming could hurt some poor populations and lift others from poverty, FSE study finds

February 2010

The impact of global warming on food prices and hunger could be large over the next 20 years. But even as some people are hurt, others would be helped out of poverty, according to a new FSE study.

Events

Why being resource poor helps post-war development

October 23, 2007

Desha is a doctoral candidate at Stanford, where she researches the effects of international organizations on local institution-building.

State Building in Africa

December 1, 2004

Gayle Smith is a renowned expert on African politics and economics. She has worked on failed states, post-conflict management, and transnational threats in Africa for over 20 years.

Projects

Dunia Moja Project

This pilot course on international environmental issues is a collaboration among faculty and students at Stanford and three universities in Africa - the University of the Western Cape in South...
English

People

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