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Uganda
Geographical  aspects
Uganda: 236,000 km2 of which % is arable land.Uganda is more than 5 x larger than Switzerland.Source: http://en.wikipedia....
Peopleaspects
Uganda                               SwitzerlandPopulation                                36 million people.              ...
Stephen Kiprotich of                                                    Uganda wins gold at                               ...
Population increase in UgandaSourcesGapminder Foundation and DataMarket.http://datamarket.com/data/set/1cfl/total-populati...
Number of children per womanSourceshttp://www.weltbevoelkerung.de/pdf/dsw_datenreport_07.pdfhttp://www.prb.org/DataFinder/...
Life expectancy at birthSourcehttp://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.DYN.LE00.IN/countries/UG-ZF-?display=graph
Fertility rate and life expectancySourcehttp://www.google.com/publicdata/explore?ds=d5bncppjof8f9_&ctype=b&strail=false&ns...
Politicalaspects
Uganda is a partly free countrySource: http://freedomhouse.org/images/File/fiw/FIW2011_SSA_Map_1st%20draft.pdf
Democracy around the worldSource: http://www.eiu.com/index.asp?layout=infographics&info_name=infographic_democracy
Mr. Oyo Nyimba, King of Toro,     one of Uganda’s 4 major cultural kingdoms,             is the world’s youngest kingSourc...
Economic aspects
Uganda has a relatively high                  economic diversificationSourceshttps://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/Economic_St...
20 – 40% of households have              access to financial services                                                     ...
Housing
Typical compound with thatched rondavels/ huts built of stick frames packed withmud, or sometimes with bricks faced withmu...
A frame for a rondavel / hut / house isusually only 3 - 5 meters in diameter.Sourcehttps://www.cia.gov/library/publication...
Telecommmunications
MTN Uganda. http://www.mtn.co.ug/Uganda Telecom. http://www.utl.co.ug/Warid. http://www.waridtel.co.ug/Orange. http://www....
Education
% of 17-22 years olds with fewer           than 4 years of educationSource: http://www.economist.com/displayStory.cfm?stor...
Coffee
Rugasira [founder of Good African] has followed his  own advice. The company built a global coffee-  exporting business by...
The introduction of a new Arabica coffee variety       increases yields for coffee farmers in the Rwenzori       mountaino...
Forestry and  wild life
The African Grey Crowned Crane,            Ugandas national birdSourcehttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-f...
African violet flowersSourcehttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/photo_gallery/ug/photo_gallery_B1_...
Bujagali Falls on the Nile,close to Jinja, UgandaSourceshttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/photo_...
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  1. 1. Uganda
  2. 2. Geographical aspects
  3. 3. Uganda: 236,000 km2 of which % is arable land.Uganda is more than 5 x larger than Switzerland.Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:LocationUganda.svg
  4. 4. Peopleaspects
  5. 5. Uganda SwitzerlandPopulation 36 million people. 7.65 million people.Internet users 3.2 million. 6.15 million.Life expectancy 54 years. 81 years.GDP per capita USD 1,300. USD 43,900.Languages English, Swahili. German, French, Italian,spoken Rumantsch, English.Sourceshttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ug.htmlhttp://www.prb.org/DataFinder/Geography/Data.aspx?loc=290http://www.countrystat.org/uga/cont/pages/page/indicators/enhttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sz.html
  6. 6. Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda wins gold at the 2012 Olympics in London.Source: http://www.monitor.co.ug/-/691150/1478188/-/db8qis/-/index.html
  7. 7. Population increase in UgandaSourcesGapminder Foundation and DataMarket.http://datamarket.com/data/set/1cfl/total-population#!display=line&ds=1cfl!r3d=i
  8. 8. Number of children per womanSourceshttp://www.weltbevoelkerung.de/pdf/dsw_datenreport_07.pdfhttp://www.prb.org/DataFinder/Geography/Data.aspx?loc=290
  9. 9. Life expectancy at birthSourcehttp://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.DYN.LE00.IN/countries/UG-ZF-?display=graph
  10. 10. Fertility rate and life expectancySourcehttp://www.google.com/publicdata/explore?ds=d5bncppjof8f9_&ctype=b&strail=false&nselm=s&met_x=sp_dyn_le00_in&scale_x=lin&ind_x=false&met_y=sp_dyn_tfrt_in&scale_y=lin&ind_y=false&met_s=sp_pop_totl&scale_s=lin&ind_s=false&dimp_c=country:region&ifdim=country&iconSize=0.5&uniSize=0.035#!ctype=b&strail=false&bcs=d&nselm=s&met_x=sp_dyn_le00_in&scale_x=lin&ind_x=false&met_y=sp_dyn_tfrt_in&scale_y=lin&ind_y=false&met_s=sp_pop_totl&scale_s=lin&ind_s=false&dimp_c=country:region&idim=country:UGA&ifdim=country&hl=en_US&dl=en_US&ind=false
  11. 11. Politicalaspects
  12. 12. Uganda is a partly free countrySource: http://freedomhouse.org/images/File/fiw/FIW2011_SSA_Map_1st%20draft.pdf
  13. 13. Democracy around the worldSource: http://www.eiu.com/index.asp?layout=infographics&info_name=infographic_democracy
  14. 14. Mr. Oyo Nyimba, King of Toro, one of Uganda’s 4 major cultural kingdoms, is the world’s youngest kingSourceshttp://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/ausland/naher-osten-und-afrika/Der-juengste-Koenig-der-Welt/story/25291594http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/africa/east/African-King-Assumes-Power-91405624.html
  15. 15. Economic aspects
  16. 16. Uganda has a relatively high economic diversificationSourceshttps://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/Economic_Studies/Productivity_Performance/Whats_driving_Africas_growth_2601https://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/Economic_Studies/Productivity_Performance/Sizing_Africas_business_opportunities_2633
  17. 17. 20 – 40% of households have access to financial services UgandaSource: http://www.weforum.org/pdf/AFCR09/AFCR09_full_report.pdf
  18. 18. Housing
  19. 19. Typical compound with thatched rondavels/ huts built of stick frames packed withmud, or sometimes with bricks faced withmud, and covered with a straw or reed roof.Sourcehttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/photo_gallery/ug/photo_gallery_B1_ug_9.html
  20. 20. A frame for a rondavel / hut / house isusually only 3 - 5 meters in diameter.Sourcehttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/photo_gallery/ug/photo_gallery_B1_ug_10.html
  21. 21. Telecommmunications
  22. 22. MTN Uganda. http://www.mtn.co.ug/Uganda Telecom. http://www.utl.co.ug/Warid. http://www.waridtel.co.ug/Orange. http://www.orange.ug/
  23. 23. Education
  24. 24. % of 17-22 years olds with fewer than 4 years of educationSource: http://www.economist.com/displayStory.cfm?story_id=15375081
  25. 25. Coffee
  26. 26. Rugasira [founder of Good African] has followed his own advice. The company built a global coffee- exporting business by sharing profits 50/50 with its 10,000 farmers and their communities, most of whom are in the Ruwenzori Mountain area of Uganda.SourcesMahajan, Vijay: Africa Rising, p. 204.http://www.goodafrican.com/
  27. 27. The introduction of a new Arabica coffee variety increases yields for coffee farmers in the Rwenzori mountainous sub-region. Each coffee tree of the new variety yields 4 kg compared to the old variety that produces 2 kg.Sourcehttp://www.newvision.co.ug/news/631242-rwenzori-coffee-farmers-get-new-variety.html
  28. 28. Forestry and wild life
  29. 29. The African Grey Crowned Crane, Ugandas national birdSourcehttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/photo_gallery/ug/photo_gallery_B1_ug_2.htmlFrom Uganda Wildlife Education Center / zoo near Kampala, Uganda.
  30. 30. African violet flowersSourcehttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/photo_gallery/ug/photo_gallery_B1_ug_17.html
  31. 31. Bujagali Falls on the Nile,close to Jinja, UgandaSourceshttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/photo_gallery/ug/photo_gallery_B1_ug_19.htmlhttps://maps.google.com/maps?q=uganda,+jinja,+Bujagali+Falls&hl=en&ll=-0.593251,36.782227&spn=15.530054,23.269043&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=48.956293,93.076172&hq=Bujagali+Falls&hnear=Jinja,+Eastern+Region,+Uganda&t=m&z=6
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