(From East African (Kenya) - AAGM)
Byline: Abila Patrick
Uganda has been recognised as a leader in sub-Saharan Africa in acknowledging the links between economic growth and gender issues.
The links are known to be critical for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), attaining Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP) growth rates of 7 per cent, increasing agricultural productivity and strategic exports, reducing the fertility rate and above all attaining Uganda's long-term vision of becoming a middle-income country.
In the Gender and Growth Assessment Report released last month by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic …