Publication: Uganda: Skills to Support the Transport and Logistics Sector
World Bank Group
For a landlocked country like Uganda, access to ports through its neighbors as well as adequate transport infrastructure (road, rail, air, inland waterways to facilitate better access to the ports) are crucial since it is the conduit through which trade flows. Regional integration is indispensable in this context in order to expand and to integrate markets, exploit economies of scale, and attract foreign direct investment. Recognizing the importance of transport and logistics as a key sector in supporting Uganda’s economic development, this report assesses the human resource needs of the transport and logistics sector, including ‘green skills’. Green transport and logistics is a focus of the sector globally as it seeks to maximize resources, focus on efficiency and effectiveness to reduce carbon emissions and bring about financial savings.
“World Bank Group. 2017. Uganda : Skills to Support the Transport and Logistics Sector. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/28945 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”