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  • IFC - Uganda’s refugee market valued at sh1.7 trillion – IFC report. Refugee hosting areas in the West Nile and Southwest region spend over $485m (sh1.7 trillion) per year to purchase consumer goods, according to a study by the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The West Nile region accounts for $246m (sh885b), representing 51%. This is largely driven by the host community's spending, at $201m (sh723b). On the other hand, the Southwest region contributes $239m (49%) to the total. https://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/8fbe5df0-f2aa-4e40-a28a-8cb7e504edb2/IFC_Uganda+Consumer+and+Market+Study+December+2021.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CVID=nWlm.Ug
    highlight 13 Dec 2021 (9 months ago)
    Uganda
  • ILO - UPSHIFT to elevate youth in Uganda with skills and social entrepreneurship: In Nakivale refugee settlement in south-west Uganda, the air of excitement among local youth blew like a fresh breeze. After two long and difficult years of COVID-19, they were attending the launch of “UPSHIFT”, a social innovation and entrepreneurship programme of the ILO and UNICEF being implemented by local partner “Unleashed”.
    highlight 08 Feb 2022 (7 months ago)
    Uganda