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 ACTADE REFERENCE CENTRE: Books, Articles and Reports
  1. One Canada, John G. Diefenbaker 
  2. 1995 Constitution of Uganda
  3. The chronic Poverty Report 2004 – 05, Chronic Poverty Research Centre, University of Manchester UK
  4.  The Chronic Poverty in Uganda: The Policy challenges 2005, Chronic Poverty Research Centre, UK and  DRT Kampala Uganda 
  5.  Trade Secrets, Uganda, Uganda Export Promotion Board
  6. Poverty eradication action plan (PEAP) 2004/5 – 2007/8, government of Uganda December 2005
  7. Lome IV CONVENTION – as revised, signed in Mauritius on 4 November 1995 (ended in 2005) 
  8. Freer Trade? Foreign Affairs Special Edition, USA ,  2005. 
  9. This book has got articles from reknown Professionals on Trade issues like William Cline, Peter Sutherland, Arvind Panagariya, Jagdish Bhagwati, Carla Hills, etc.
  10. Cotonou Partnership Agreement 2000, between ACP- EU states
  11. Krugmann & M. Obstfeld ((2003)  International Economics: Theory and Policy, 6th Ed. 
  12. The Competitive Advantage of Nations (with an extended introduction) 1990, Michael Porter, Free Press, USA
  13. Basic economics for East Africa, 2005  (with emphasis on poverty, and Development) by    S. Ddumba, 2004
  14.   Keegan & Seringhaus, , (1998)  Global Marketing Management, 2nd Canadian Edition, Prentice Hall
  15. Paliwoda and Thomas (1998) International Marketing 3rd Edition, BH Publishing.
  16. Kotabe and Helsen (1998), Global Marketing Management, Willey, 
  17. Industrial Marketing 2nd Edition, Reader & Reader, Prentice Hall, India
  18. Fairbanks & Lindsay,( 1997) Plowing the Sea: Nurturing the Hidden Sources of Growth in the Developing World – Un competitive behavior causes in Developing Countries, Harvard Business School Press.
  19. Consumer Behavior, Schiffman & Kanuk (2003)
  20. Guerilla Marketing Attach, J. Conrad & Lavinson, USA
  21.  Thompson and Strickland,  Strategic Management: Concepts & Cases 7th Ed.
  22.  Parkin and Bade, Economics, Canada in the Global Environment, 2nd Ed, 
  23. The Bible 
  24. Microeconomics 2nd Ed Bramson Litvack, Harper & Row.
  25. Baumol, Blinder and scarth  ,Economics: Principles and Policy : Micro Economics 2nd Canadian Ed,
  26. The Theory and Practice of International Relations, 9th Ed, edited by W. Clinton Olson (1994). A collection of articles by authorities on International Diplomacy and Relations.
  27. The Koran – English  (Version with Arabic interpretation) 
  28. Where are the poor? Mapping Patterns of Well- being in Uganda (1992 & 1999) 2003 – 2004, UBOS, Uganda
  29. Did external Barriers cause the marginalization of sub Saharan Africa in World Trade? The World Bank discussion paper No.348, 1996
  30. Uganda: Growing Out of Poverty, 1993, The  World Bank
  31. Uganda:  The Challenge of Growth and Poverty Reduction, 1996, The World Bank.
  32. Exporting to the European Union: The Netherlands as the gateway to Europe, CBI, November  1996, and August 1999.
  33. Environment and Trade Hand book, 2nd Ed.2005, 11SD and UNEP – Economic      and Trade Branch.
  34. Business Guide to the Uruguary Round, ITC, CS
  35. Exchanging Weapons for Development in Mali, Mugumya G, UNIDIR / 2004/16, and United nations.
  36. Animal Farm, George Orwell – political hypocricy, Tyranny over own kind.
  37. The Prince by Machiavelli
  38. Darkness at Noon – Arthur Koester – Betrayal of the people’s Revolution
  39. In search of a new development Path for Uganda. CSO input into 2003/4 PEAP Revision Process. 
  40. Uganda: Population , Reproduction Heath and Development Government of Uganda November 2001 
  41. Uganda: Housing and Population Census 2002, Uganda Bereau of Statistics 2004 
  42. Farm Management Economics, Farmer’s Handbook 2nd Edition, 1999- Uganda National Farmers Association.


  1. The World Bank Institute:  Annual Reports
  2. Europe: Annual Report on the European Community’s Development Policy and Implementation of External Assistance in 2004, 2003 2002.
  3. World Trade Report, 2005 WTO
  4. WTO 2005:  International Trade Statistics 2005, 
  5. 2005 Joint WTO / OECD Report on Trade Related Technical Assistance and Capacity Building, December 2005
  6. The 2003 – 2004, Coffee Year book, Uganda Coffee Trade Federation Uganda.
  7. World Bank: Economic growth in the 1990s: Learning from a decade of Reform’ 2004. 

Articles And Magazines

  1. Fact Sheet History of Trade Liberalization in Uganda
  2. Fact Sheet The WTO agreement on Agriculture & Its Impact on Uganda
  3. Fact Sheet WTO  History Its Role and Challenge for LDCs.pdf
  4. ACTADE Guide, Feb issue
  5. ACTADE Guide, March issue
  6. CSOs Position on Uganda National Trade Policy
  7. ACTADE Position on  Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP) Process
  8. ACTADE analysis of the WTO Negotiation Processes
  9. Uganda : Impact of Trade Liberalization Background Study – Dr. Bakunda
  10. View of ACTADE on the Causes of Under development in Uganda
  11. CSO Operating Environment in Uganda
  12. Contents of a good National Trade Policy. Presentation to the CSOs Trade Working group ,Uganda by Elly R.Twineyo
  13. Competitiveness and Poverty Reduction. Presentation to Makerere University International Masters in Economic Management Programme
  14. Economic Governance and Development in Uganda Presentation to Mukono Development Students Association
  15. Impact of Trade Liberalization Background Study( Summary). Presentation to Consent / DENIVA CUTS seminar
  16. Trade in Services National symposium on trade & food security on services
  17. EPAs; 6 technical Negotiating Clusters, SEATINI 2005 Dr. Margeni
  18. EPA Impact Study by  Trade Centre, for Uganda government 2004
  19. EPAS: Sectoral and analytical studies on Key issues under the EPAS for Uganda, EU-UPTOP and Government of Uganda
  20. The EU Confronts HIV/AIDS, Malaria & TB: A Comprehensive strategy for the New Millennium. DE 120 Nov 2003
  21. Uganda Fish Processors & Exporters Association Strategic Plan for 2003 – 2006, April 2003
  22. Opportunities and Risks of Liberalizing Trade in Services, Country Study on South Africa, Issue paper No.2, February 2005, ICTSD.
  23. Technology Transfer: Intellectual Property Rights. The Korean Experience. ICTSD and UNCTAD.  Issue paper No.2. 
  24. Streamlining Africa’s Responses to the Impact of Review and implementation of the TRIPS Agreement, IPR and Sustainable Development No.2, ICTSD services, Nov. 2001, by Dr. A.O. Adede. 
  25. Tariff Reduction, Special Products and special safeguards: An analysis of the Agricultural Tariff Structures of G-33 countries, Mario Jales for ICTSD, July 2005, Issue paper Issue No.2. 
  26. The new SSM: a Price Floor Mechanism for Developing Countries, ICTSD issue paper No 1, July 2005.
  27. Issue No.30, September 14, 2005, Center for Trade Policy Studies, CATO Institute
  28. Bound and Tied: NAMA Negotiations at the WTO, 2005    Action aid International.
  29. Finance & Development – Quarterly of the IMF
  30. Economic Review, EIC, Published by Economic Institute of Cambodia, Vol.2 No.4, October – December 2005.
  31. ICTSD Trade Negotiations Insights (various)
  32. Bridges Magazines of ICTSD on Trade and Development (various)
  33. Subsidies, Services and sustainable Development, ICTSD issue paper No.1, February 2005.
  34. TERRAVIVA – A Farmer’s  life is Hard – Even in Japan, Inter-press, 10 December 2005
  35.  The Tyranny of Free Trade: Wasted Natural Resources, Wealth and Lost Livelihoods. Friends of the Earth International, Trade Issue No. 109 December 2005
  36. What is the Catch? WWF on Fisheries and Sustainable Trade under WTO,  2005
  37. The green box a black box which hides the gold box (under WTO agreements), Jacques Berthelot, Solidarite’, France 2005
  38. The king is naked: The Impossible U.S. promise to slash its agricultural supports, Jacques Berthelot, Solidarite’ 2005.
  39. Refueling the WTO Development Round: Enhancing the development synergism between Agriculture and Energy, global issues papers, Number 27, December 2005, Henrich Boll stiftung
  40. The implications of China’s entry into the WTO for Mexico, Global issues papers No. 24, November 2005, Henrich Bo`ll Stiftung
  41. Humane Sustainable Agriculture and the Doha Development Agenda, 2005, Human Society International
  42. The WTO & sustainable Development; A Guide to the Debate, Chatham House, Briefing paper December 2005
  43. WTO Hong Kong’ 05 WTO 6th Ministerial Conference, Issue 5 December 2005
  44. Understanding the WTO, WTO October 2005 
  45. The World Trade Brief, 6th Ministerial Hong Kong, 2005. 
  46. This book contains articles from players and professionals in international trade – e.g. Pascal Larry, Peter Manderson, Amorin Minister of Brazil, etc. 52 articles includes views of private sector and Advocacy issues.
  47. Building on the July Framework Agreement .Options for Agriculture, International Food & Agricultural Trade policy Council. IPC Issue Brief June 2005,
  48. Developing an Effective International Regime for Access and Benefit Sharing for Genetic Resources. Using Market Based Instruments, The Australian APEC Study Centre, MONASH University, Bill Bowen, Principal Consultant, ITS Global.
  49. EU: Key EU messages in Hong Kong 2005.
  50. Doha Round Briefing series, Hong Kong Update, November 2005, ICTSD, Vol.4
  51. Global dialogue, An International Affairs Review Published by the Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, Vol.10. 3  November 2005
  52. CSO Dhaka Declaration 2005 on Hong Kong WTO Ministerial – Centre for Policy  Dialogue Bangladesh 
  53. Trade and Competitiveness in African Fish Exports; Impacts of WTO and EU Negotiations and Regulations ,Trade Law Centre for S. Africa(tralac)
  54. Developing Countries and the WTO: A Ministers Brief for the 6th WTO Ministerial conference, Hong Kong December 500 (Author- one of those books either from Africa Group, G90 to be used to generate sympathy for LDCs).
  55. Trade, Doha and Development. A window into the issues, , 2006, The World Bank edited by Richard Newfarmer
  56. Food Security: Some issues of Relevance to the Developing Countries in WTO Negotiations, 2005, centre for community Economics and Development Consultants Society (CECOEDECON) , INDIA.
  57. Biodiversity, Economy and Trade, Lima- Peru, August 2005, The World Conservation Union.
  58. The European Development Fund : In a few words, EU Commission February 2005
  59. Doha Declarations, DDA, WTO, Adopted on 14 November 2001.
  60. The White Paper on Cotton – International Trade Negotiations and Poverty Reduction in West Africa, Daker Senegal 2005, ENDA Tiers Monde.
  61. Unkept promises, Non-Agricultural Market Access (NAMA) at the WTO: A case study of Apparel Trade of Bangladesh, The Innovators. 2005
  62. Undercutting Small Farmers; Rice Trade in Bangladesh and WTO Negotiations, 2005, The Innovators.
  63. Market Fundamentalism, Women in Action, No.2, 2005 Isis International Manila, Philippines.
  64. Agriculture, Trade Liberalization & Sustainable Development: Implications for Economies in Transition, 2005, ECO- ACCORD Centre, Russia.
  65. RIS policy Briefs, making Doha a really development Round, RIS Policy Briefs # 20, December 2005.
  66. Food Sovereignty Framework: Concept and Historical Context, Asia – Pacific Network for food Sovereignty, Policy paper, series 2005.
  67. Dialogue on Globalisation:  What Makes the Round a Development Round, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Occossional papers, January 2005, Geneva.
  68. Aid for Trade: The German Contribution, BMZ Berlin 28th November 2005.
  69. Trade insights, A Dialogue on Trade & Development in South Asia, SAWTEE, Vol. I No. 4 2005.
  70. Riding on the Road. Options for LDCs in 6th WTO Ministerial Conference. A case  study of Bangladesh, 2005 the innovators.
  71. Dodging development, Doha Round and Least Developed Countries, 2005, Bangladesh, The Innovators,
  72. T.R.A.D.E. policy Briefs, South Centre (Various Articles)
  73. Agritrade Special Edition. In the run – up to Hong Kong, 2005.
  74. Trade Matters. About GATS Mode 4, American Friends Service Committee, Discussion paper series winter 2005–6.
  75. Environmental Matters: Annual Review, World Bank, 2005.
  76. Public Citizen’s Pocket Trade lawyer: The Alphabet Soup of Globalisation, global trade
  77. DIE German Development Institute, Briefing paper 8/2005: Between Protectionism, Poverty Orientation and Market Efficiency.
  78. Does trade lead to poverty reduction: Views from a sub-saharan African perspective, V. Seshamani University of Zambia, 2005
  79. Jacques Berthelot (November 2005), Solidarite. The empty promise and perilous game of the European commission to slash its agricultural supports.
  80. No deal is better than a bad deal, World Development Movement, December 2005.
  81. Trade Reform obstacles and the rationale for free trade: Going beyond the Protectionist Bias, Draft paper, institut du de’velopment et des relations durable internationals (IDDRI) France 2005.
  82. Specific environmental effects of trade Liberalisation: Oils seeds, IPC Issue Brief 16, October 2005, international Food & Agricultural trade policy council.
  83. “What makes markets Tick?” Local Services Delivery in Uganda, Dr H. Birungi et al, UNDP July 1999, Vol 8   in the series on the impact of participation in local Governance summary case studies on Decentralised Governance. 
  84. Decentralising Services. Delivery through participation in South Africa  July 1999  Centre for Policy Studies  Johannesburg South Africa and UNDP &MIT  Vol. IX  in the services on the impact of participation in local Governance summary case studies on Decentralised Governance. 
  85. The Global Dialogue: Sharing Knowledge – Sharing The Future, 2000
  86. Social Development Review, ICSW (various series) including searching for a social and economic Balance, the Manace GATs: promises or threats.
  87. Impact of Globalisation on the lives of the poor in East Africa. A  Deniva Occassional paper No .6 
  88. OECD: The DAC Guidelines. Strengthening the Trade Capacity for Development. International Development
  89. Uganda: Trade Liberation and its impact on poverty. Country Background people (final Report), DENIVA  July 2005
  90. Democratizing   EPA Negotiation: Challenges for Enhancing the role of Non state Actors.  ACODE Policy Research series No 7 2003
  91. Back ground to Uganda National Trade Policy (Final Report) Government of Uganda. June 2005
  92. World Bank: Development Outreach, July Institute Special Edition on Trade World Bank Institute.
  93. Development Outreach ( various series) 
  94. EU:  Development: Fighting hunger. Food Security at the Heart of Poverty Reduction. The European Commission’s vision and approach October 201 
  95. EU: Making trade work for development;  putting theory into practice,2002 
  96. Competition and Consumer Protection scenario in Uganda No. 313 CUTS and Consumer Education Trust (CONSENT)
  97. CSO and East African Community: A question and answer Book.  Kituo Cha Katiba.
  98. East African Community: Simplified version of the treaty for the establishment of EAC.  Kituo Cha Katiba.
  99. Uganda Participatory Poverty Assessment Process. 2nd Participatory Poverty Assessment Report: Deepening the Understanding of Poverty. Government of Uganda December 2002.
  100. UNDP Human Development Report 2005 (Summary)
  101. The Courier ACP- EU: Development Policy. Country Report Uganda Sept. - Oct. 1993.
  102. The Courier ACP-EU magazine (various issues)
  103. Industrial Review: The Industry and commercial magazine vol.7 No August- Sept. 2002, Kampala, Uganda.
  104. Pastoralism in Uganda: People, Environment and Livestock; Challenges for PEAP. CSO Pastoral Taskforce, Uganda, Uganda Natural NGO Forum
  105. Rio + 10 News, Uganda Coalition for sustainable Development.  Vol.5 Issue1 Jan- June 2005, 
  106. Gender Budget Initiatives. Experience of Countries in Eastern Africa-Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Burundi 2003, FOWDDE.
  107. EU Development: Africa and the EU, DE117, May 2003.
  108. Uganda: Review of Industrial and Trade Performance, Vienna 2005 by UNIDO and Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry- Uganda.
  109. The Forester- Special Issue on Plantations of Uganda, issue No.6 November, 2003, National Forest Authority.
  110. EU- Uganda News, A Quarterly News letter of Delegation of EU in Uganda Sept 2003.
  111. Panorama: The Gulf today May 27-June 2, 2005
  112. The Export Bulletin: Uganda Export Promotion Board (various issues)
  113. WTO: Overview to Developments in the International Trading Environment: Annual Report by the Director General 2001.
  114. Uganda National Trade Policy Formulation: Discussion on the process of formulating a National Trade Policy for Uganda, CSOs Trade working Group, prepared by Elly R. Twineyo of ACTADE August 2005.
  115. EU: Development: The Indian Ocean and EU, DE 101 January 2001.
  116. For Richer or poorer: Transforming Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between Europe and Africa, Christian Aid, April 2005.
  117. The African Commission for Britain, 2005 Action Aid International.
  118. The Challenges and opportunities for Regional Integration, DENIVA October 2004. 
  119. Assessing the applicability of National trade Policies at Local government level: The case study of Kabarole, Bundibugyo, Kasese and Kamwenge. Uganda, DENIVA September 2004.
  120. A contextual Analysis of trading environment in Uganda.  A Policy Briefing paper, DENIVA August 2004.
  121. WTO Negotiations on Geographical Indications: A case for non discriminations on products of interests to developing countries. ACODE Policy Briefing Paper No. 1 2003
  122. Status of EPA Negotiations, ESA and the challenges of Effective Negotiations ACODE Policy Briefing paper No3 2004.
  123. The Domestic Relations Bill; Social Justice and Sound Economics, UWONET Policy Briefing Paper on the DRB No.1 2004.
  124. DENIVA News Bulletin (Various issues)
  125. Women’s minimum demands to political parties & organizations, UWONET September 2004
  126. The Uganda Trade Review issue  EU –UPTOP Project  No.1, Vol.1, 2005 
  127. Uganda: Country Assistance Strategy, The World Bank Group FY 2001-2003
  128. The Domestic Relations Bill (DRB) and Poverty Eradication plan (PEAP): Exploring the Link: UWONET: June 2004
  129. Participatory Seed Security Study in Uganda: Surrent Status, Sssues and Challenges, November 2003
  130. Uganda Private Sector Development Programme.  Towards a National Strategy for the Informal, Macro and Small Scale Sector: An Assessment Report, August 1996 (Project ug/95/002)
  131. New ACP-EU Trade Arrangements; New Barriers to Eradicating Poverty; Brussels, March 2004
  132. Roadmap towards the implementations of the U.N Millennium Declarations; Report of the Secretary-General; UN assembly September 2001.
  133. Uganda’s access to the European Union Agricultural Market; Challenges and Opportunities: ACODE Policy Research Series No.6, 2003
  134. A report of people’s views on the review of the constitution of Uganda generated during the sensitization programme: Uganda Gender Resource Centre 2002-2003.
  135. A long way to go: Civil society Perspectives on the progress and challenges of attaining the Millennium Development Goals  in Uganda; Uganda national NGO Forum, May 2005
  136. The Uganda National NGO Forum: Harnessing Civil Society’s Collective Potential, annual report 2004.
  137. Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Greater commitment to Africa; the case for enhancing the German –African dialogue (N.r.8), August 2000,
  138. The Coffee Year Book, Uganda Coffee trade federation 2003-2004.
  139. Uganda : Trade Secrets, the Export Answer Book for Small and Medium- sized Exporters
  140. Lease Link, a publication of Uganda Leasing Association July /Dec 2004 issue 2 “Economic Growth in Africa The Role of Leasing”
  141. “Successful Services Exporting” a Handbook for firms, association and governments.ITC /WTO May 1997
  142. Uganda : Report of participation  at Expo 2000, Hannover, Germany 2000
  143. EAC: Background Paper to Civil Society Participation within EAC June 2003
  144. EAC: Progress far: Challenges and the way forward, Hon W.T.Kahwa, Arusha Tanzania 2005
  145. Women and Men in the Budget. Kabale District Gender Budgeting – FOWODE 2002/3
  146. Gender Budgeting issues in the context of Globalization; Does it Make Economic Sense? East African Gender Budget Conference (Summary report of proceedings) Nov.2003
  147. SEATINI Fact Sheet Kit on Trade Negotiations
  148. Paying the Price. Why rich countries must invest now in war on poverty (summary) Oxfam International 2005
  149. Background notes to the topics:  Seminar on WTO Multilateral trading system and the Business Community Nov. 1995, ITC
  150. Tanzania; National trade Policy, Government of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, February 2003
  151. Uganda: Country Report (1998) Compiled by Elly R. Twineyo, UEPB
  152. Trade laws and institutions: Good Practices and the WTO, B.M. Hoekman, World Bank Discussion papers 282
  153. Power Hungry: Six Reasons to regulate Global food Corporations.  Action Aid international, January 2005
  154. Mugged: Poverty in your Coffee Cup, Oxfam September 2002 
  155. Rigged Rules and Double Standards: Trade, Globalisation and the fight against poverty (summary) Oxfarm International, 2002.
  156. The Community: EAC Magazine issue No.3 June 2005 (“Summit re Affirms Vision of Federation”)
  157. The Community: EAC Magazine issuES     , Issue 2 March 2005 (“Federation in our times”)
  158.  VSO: Volunteer Fundraising and Community Outreach Workbook version March 7, 2002, VSO Canada.
  159. Forum Magazine 1/1998 ITC (“Niche Markets for services exports”)
  160. Uganda: Vision 2025 February 1999
  161. ITC’s Export-led Poverty Reduction Programme (EPRP), ITC Geneva 2001
  162. Solving Africa’s problems is the gateway to global Harmony. A commentary by Elly R Twineyo on the just concluded G8 in Canada 2003.
  163. Government Incentives & services to Investment and export Businesses. Analysis of Uganda by Elly R Twineyo 1994
  164. 6 reasons to oppose EPAs in their current form – International NGO Nov 2004
  165. African renaissance, the African union and Economic Cooperation and trade Links between Africa and the African Diaspora, Prof. S. B. O. Gutto, UNISA April 2005
  166. “Reality or Wishful Thinking – Does the Cotonou Process Strengthen Civil Society?” Workshop 29 July 2003, Bonn, Germany, VENRO working paper no.13
  167. Trade Related, Development and Equity (T.R.A.D.E) Occasional Papers 10: The Doha Trade Negotiations and local Communities: the Agriculture Negotiations. South Centre July 2003