Type Title Description Year of Publication
Corruption Perceptions Index Report 2019

This report ranks countries by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys.

DGF’s Contribution to Uganda’s Democratic Governance in 2018

This brief highlights DGF's contribution to Democratic Governance in Uganda in 2018 under the following broad themes: responsiveness of government towards citizens; citizen engagement on government accountability; human rights promotion and protection; access to justice for vulnerable and indigent citizens; peace, conflict management and rehabilitation; and gender equality mainstreaming.

DGF In The Media 2018

This is a collection of the various media content from January 2018 to December 2019 in which the DGF is mentioned.

DGF Annual Report 2018

This report summarises all the work of DGF partners in 2018, focusing specially on the results achieved and success stories from people who directly benefited from this work. The report also includes challenges faced and a financial statement of income and expenditure for the DGF as a whole and a list of implementing partners in 2018.

DGF Newsletter 2019

The newsletter highlights the recent partnership conference and a selection of the multitude of activities conducted by partners with DGF’s support.

Democracy on Trial

The report documents findings from a one-month research on the realisation and enjoyment of the rights to freedom of expression, assembly and association by human rights defender (HRDs) in Uganda during the 2016 election cycle – including the subsequent by-election periods. The research assessed HRDs’ understanding of freedoms and justifiable limitations in a free and democratic society, the nature of violations, brief narration of incidents, where HRDs prefer to report violations, and the impact of the violations on their work as defenders. It also sourced opinions of defenders on what, in their opinion, needs to be done to guarantee them a better operating environment.

Unregulated Campaign Spending and Its Impact on Electoral Participants in Uganda: A Call for Legislative Action and Civic Engagement

The report documents the impact of campaign spending on electoral participants over the previous electoral cycles (2006, 2011, and 2016). It documents cases of politicians that have been financially bruised as a result of campaign spending arising out of commercializing electoral processes.

Understanding Social Norms: A Reference Guide for Policy and Practice

The reference guide is a product of the Corruption, Justice and Legitimacy Project at the Henry J. Leir Institute within the Fletcher School at Tufts University. This reference guide is a comprehensive exploration of the role social norms play in endemic corruption in fragile states. This resource provides the following:

  1. Practical guidance on what social norms are
  2. An explanation on why social norms should matter to anyone working to diminish corruption in fragile and conflict-affected states
  3. A description of how social norms influence corruption

The lead researchers of this reference guide are Cheyanne Scharbatke-Church and Diana Chigas.

DGF Results Framework

The results framework includes a set of pre-defined “Core Indicators” at three levels: high-level outcomes, outcomes and outputs that will be used to assess the achievements of DGF. The high-level outcomes and their indicators refer to national level achievements and are measured by national level indicators, drawing on externally generated data sources.  The outcomes and their indicators reflect results that are more directly attributable to DGF, and are measured by DGF-linked data sources. The outputs and their indicators presents different types of outputs which are not tied to any specific area of intervention or outcome, and represent core processes applicable across different areas of interventions.

Press Freedom Index Report 2018 - Uganda

The report contains documentation of abuses and violations committed by different actors in Uganda against media practitioners, and highlight the perpetrators of the abuses and violations in 2018.