Current Projects

The Election Book Project


CBR is conducting a study on the 2016 Election.  The book will examine the varied dynamics of the elections, placed against the backdrop of the 30-year dominance of the political scene by the NRM.  The Book will have 20 chapters under the themes of Gender, electoral violence, the youth, Media, Interest groups, the role of civil society and service delivery.

The major goal of the project is to contribute to the knowledge and understanding of Uganda¡¯s governance in general and its 2016 electoral process in particular.


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Interrogating Large Scale Land Acquisitions (LSLAs) and its Implications for Women’s Land rights in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)

Centre for Basic Research in collaboration with University of Buea, Cameroon and the Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (GENGESA), University of Ghana,  is implementing a project on Large scale Land  acquisitions specifically looking at the impact on women¡¯s land rights.


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Gender and Political Settlement: A comparative Analysis of Gendered Inclusion and Policy Influence in Developing Countries

This is a multi-country research project. The project seeks to examine the roles of the state, the executive and legislative branches, as well as civil society organizations in effecting change regarding women¡¯s rights in selected developing countries, including Bangladesh, Ghana, Rwanda, and Uganda.


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Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanism (CEWARN),

Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanism (CEWARN), was established in 2002 as a programme under the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), to spearhead effective anticipation and prevention of conflicts in the sub region. The mandate of CEWARN is to "receive and share information concerning potentially violent conflicts, as well as their outbreak and escalation in the IGAD region¡±. CEWARN is currently monitoring and tracking cross-border pastoral conflicts in these pilot areas: the Karamoja, Dikhil and Somali Clusters.


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Innovative Approaches to Creating Opportunities and Incorporating the Youth into the Labor Markets in the East African Community

This is a regional study on innovative approaches to creating opportunities and incorporating the youth in labour markets in the East African region.


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Employment, Empowerment and Living Standards in Kampala -GIGA PROJECT

CBR in collaboration with The German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA implemented a study on employment, empowerment and living standards in Kampala.


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We need to be organised- Women activist

1st, October 2014

Women activists have been asked to form an organized front to advocate for their causes other than having several voices speaking differently.

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\r\n This was said by Jane Alisemera Babiiha (former Bundibugyo MP) during a gender and political settlement event at Center for basic research, in Kololo.

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