Quality social services – primary education, primary health care, water and sanitation, and agriculture services, is key to addressing chronic poverty in Uganda. However, financial resources for social services inadequately address the issue of chronic poverty. This Briefing, based on Working Paper 222, discusses how an increased budget for local government is needed to build their capacity and deliver better services.
Bategeka, L. Chronic poverty reduction in Uganda: National budgets and delivery of social services. CPRC Policy Brief No. 27. Chronic Poverty Research Centre, London, UK (2011) 6 pp.