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  1. Technical and institutional capacity in local organisations to manage decentralised forest resources in Uganda

    Technical and institutional capacity in local organisations to manage decentralised forest resources in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    Uganda is one of the sub-Saharan African countries that has devolved the management of forest resources. Meaningful devolution, however, requires that local governments and other community organizations should have capacity in terms of adequate and competent human resources, finance, information,...
  2. Positive Psychology: The Case of Uganda

    Positive Psychology: The Case of Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The application of positive psychology concepts in professional psychology in Uganda is in its infancy. Both undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes in Ugandan universities have very limited emphasis on positive psychology concepts. Some applications are apparent in HIV/AIDS and disability...
  3. “It can save you if you just forget”: Closeness and Competence as Conditions for Coping among Ugandan Orphans

    “It can save you if you just forget”: Closeness and Competence as Conditions for Coping among Ugandan Orphans

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explores the coping strategies of orphaned children and their caregivers supported by a community-based organization in a Ugandan slum area. In-depth qualitative interviews were conducted with eight orphans (aged 12 to 16 years) and their caregivers selected by...
  4. Child Sexual Abuse in Schools: Preliminary Indication for Enhancement of Universal Primary Education and Community (EUPEC Project)—Uganda

    Child Sexual Abuse in Schools: Preliminary Indication for Enhancement of Universal Primary Education and Community (EUPEC Project)—Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to access pupils' knowledge on their rights as children, establishing the common violations experienced with emphasis to understanding the forms of child sexual abuse acts in Ugandan primary schools. Quantitative data were collected from 30 schools covering...
  5. Predictors of Economic Locus of Control Among University Students in Uganda

    Predictors of Economic Locus of Control Among University Students in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to predict economic locus of control from the background characteristics and personal dispositions of college students. Participants were a convenience sample of 236 Ugandan university students (males = 43.6%, females = 56.4%, Mean age = 23.80 years,...
  6. Neglected older women and men: Exploring age and gender as structural drivers of HIV among people aged over 60 in Uganda

    Neglected older women and men: Exploring age and gender as structural drivers of HIV among people aged over 60 in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This study explored how women's and men's gendered experiences from childhood to old age have shaped their vulnerability in relation to HIV both in terms of their individual risk of HIV and their access to and experiences of HIV services...
  7. Innovation and Growth in Ugandan Manufacturing Firms

    Innovation and Growth in Ugandan Manufacturing Firms

    The aim of this study was to establish the effects of innovation on the growth of Ugandan manufacturing firms' using pseudo panel data. Little is known about the relationship between innovation and firm growth in Sub-Saharan African countries. This study...
  8. Linking forest tenure and anthropogenic factors with institutions and the effectiveness of management in Mpigi forests, central Uganda

    Linking forest tenure and anthropogenic factors with institutions and the effectiveness of management in Mpigi forests, central Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    This paper reveals the investigated effects of forest tenure and physical and socioeconomic correlates on conservation and management of forests in the Mpigi District, central Uganda. Tree diversity was surveyed in 156 nested plots of 20 m × 50 m...
  9. ‘Children will always be children’: Exploring perceptions and experiences of HIV-positive children who may not take their treatment and why they may not tell

    ‘Children will always be children’: Exploring perceptions and experiences of HIV-positive children who may not take their treatment and why they may not tell

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV-positive children and young people may face substantial social barriers to maintaining appropriate levels of adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) during childhood and adolescence. In this paper, we focus on these children's voices and the challenges they face growing up...
  10. Alcohol consumption and high risk sexual behaviour among female sex workers in Uganda

    Alcohol consumption and high risk sexual behaviour among female sex workers in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Alcohol consumption has been associated with high risk sexual behaviour among key populations such as female sex workers. We explored the drivers of alcohol consumption and its relationship to high risk sexual behaviour. Participants were drawn from a cohort of...