Welcome to CDP


We seek to impact development through improved policy analysis and capacity strengthening

We exist to impact development through:

  • Evidence-Based policy solutions
  • Capacity strengthening
  • Promotion of Brain Gain initiatives

We conduct policy-oriented research and capacity strengthening for African policy actors and implementers to facilitate rational policy decisions. We promote policy and economic analysis to contribute to policy decisions and program interventions.

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We work with an extensive network of researchers, academics and practitioners from different renown organizations and top universities in the world in designing and implementing research projects, training and consultancy assignments.

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Weather Shocks and Urban Livelihood Strategies: The Gender Dimension of Household Vulnerability in the Kumi

The Teso sub-region of Uganda suffered numerous weather shocks in the past, with devastating food security consequences. Using household fixed effects and propensity score matching methods, we analyse the impact of exposure to drought, flood and severe incidence of pests and diseases on household consumption

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