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Crisis present Unique Opportunities for Unprecedented ActioTimes of Unprecedented 

By Graça Machel, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Dr. Vera Songwe, Maria Ramos We have been presented the opportunity to reimagine and redesign our society into a vibrant and equitable one COVID 19 has unearthed massive inequalities within our societies and brought to glaring light the unique burdens which women carry the world over. Allocation of response […]

The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) has predicted a significant decline in both foreign direct investment (FDI) and domestic direct investment (DDI), particularly in tourism, transport and construction sectors, due to the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown.
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Uganda Investment Authority predicts a decline in investments

The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) has predicted a significant decline in both foreign direct investment (FDI) and domestic direct investment (DDI), particularly in tourism, transport and construction sectors, due to the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown. According to the  “UIA Policy Paper on Boosting Investments during and post-COVID-19 Period” that was […]

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Envisioning a Blue Recovery

Erna Solberg is Prime Minister of Norway. Tommy Remengesau, Jr. is President of Palau. OSLO/NGERULMUD – From Jamaica to Palau and Norway to Indonesia, the impact of the COVID-19 crisis is global, and national recovery efforts must be globally focused to seize shared opportunities. Nowhere is this more evident than in the global domain that […]

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Time for a Great Reset

– Klaus Schwab Klaus Schwab is Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum. GENEVA – COVID-19 lockdowns may be gradually easing, but anxiety about the world’s social and economic prospects is only intensifying. There is good reason to worry: a sharp economic downturn has already begun, and we could be facing the worst […]