Uganda’s Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development together with IGN FI, and supported by the World Bank, have organized a two-day international conference on ‘Implementation of the National Land Information System: Sharing Experiences, Innovations and Good Practices.’
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IGN FI completes Uganda’s Land Information System

Uganda’s Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development together with IGN FI, and supported by the World Bank, have organized a two-day international conference on ‘Implementation of the National Land Information System: Sharing Experiences, Innovations and Good Practices.’ According to Uganda’s Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Betty Olive Namisango Kamya, this is the […]

Firms and governments must increasingly internalize the possibility – indeed, I would argue, the overwhelming probability – of an acceleration of four secular developments that influence what business and political leaders do and how they do it.
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Adapting to a Fast-Forward World

Firms and governments must increasingly internalize the possibility – indeed, I would argue, the overwhelming probability – of an acceleration of four secular developments that influence what business and political leaders do and how they do it. Decision-makers should think of these trends as waves, which, especially if they occur simultaneously, could feel like a […]

Standard Chartered Bank Uganda organized a Manufacturers’ Business Forum for over 150 manufacturers’ and various stakeholders with the aim of providing a platform for market players to network, share forward-looking insights and best practices.
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Delay in Uganda’s Final Investment Decision will affect the economy

Standard Chartered Bank Uganda organized a Manufacturers’ Business Forum for over 150 manufacturers’ and various stakeholders with the aim of providing a platform for market players to network, share forward-looking insights and best practices. The forum themed “Practices for Sustainable Business Growth” brought together subject matter experts and leading manufacturing businesses to deliberate on current […]

In my 2010 book, Crisis Economics, I defined financial crises not as the “black swan” events that Nassim Nicholas Taleb described in his eponymous bestseller, but as “white swans.”
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The White Swans of 2020

In my 2010 book, Crisis Economics, I defined financial crises not as the “black swan” events that Nassim Nicholas Taleb described in his eponymous bestseller, but as “white swans.” According to Taleb, black swans are events that emerge unpredictably, like a tornado, from a fat-tailed statistical distribution. But I argued that financial crises, at least, […]

Around the world, governments are succumbing to the allure of biometric identification systems. To some extent, this may be inevitable, given the burden of demands and expectations placed on modern states. But no one should underestimate the risks these technologies pose.
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The Biometric Threat

Around the world, governments are succumbing to the allure of biometric identification systems. To some extent, this may be inevitable, given the burden of demands and expectations placed on modern states. But no one should underestimate the risks these technologies pose. Biometric identification systems use individuals’ unique intrinsic physical characteristics – fingerprints or handprints, facial […]