• Resource tracking
    A resource tracker sharing information on budget with the community in Acholibur sub-county, Pader district, Uganda.
  • Access to information
    The Head teacher for Mucwini Primary school showing one of the ways they store and share data to a DRT staff.
  • Social Protection
    One of the Senior Citizens grant beneficially in Zombo district receiving her monthly payment
  • Poverty
    Pupils studying under a makeshift classroom in Buvuma

Who We Are and What We Do

Development Research and Training (DRT) is a local Ugandan based not for profit organization formed in 1997. We provide policy research and analysis to inform national, regional and international efforts to tackle extreme poverty and vulnerability

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DRT gets new Deputy Executive Director

We are delighted to announce that Andrew Kawooya Ssebunya has been appointed ...

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Kampala health governance project taking pace

Development Research and Training has launched a health governance project aiming at ...

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Why is Vulnerability Increasing even as Poverty Reduces in Uganda?

A Rejoinder to the Government’s Poverty Status Report (PSR) 2014 The Ministry ...

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Development Research and Training Annual Report 2014

It is a real pleasure to welcome you to read our 2014 ...

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Escaping poverty but not getting rich

By Warren Nyamugasira, There is new evidence that indicates that many Ugandans are escaping poverty. Since the modern records began in the 1990s, Uganda has consistently ...

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Operationalising the Data Revolution in Uganda

By Jonathan Tumwebaze, The Open Data scene in Uganda has grown remarkably fast over the last three years. Borrowing from the global movement, the revolution in ...

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