Oil and Gas Discovery in Uganda: prospects for the country's development

Tuesday 22nd May 2012 (12:30-14:00)
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Tuesday 22 May 12:30-14:00, Muirhead Tower room 429

Lawrence Bategeka, Senior research fellow, Economic Policy Research Centre, Makerere University, Uganda

What are Uganda's prospects of escaping a resource curse or oil curse? What are Uganda's prospects of avoiding "Dutch Disease" effects arising from discovery of oil and gas? How can Uganda ensure inter-generational equity as regards oil and gas benefits?