Contributors

At D+C/E+Z, we are proud of our international network of authors. It is particularly important to us to be a platform for voices from the global south. Some authors contribute on a regular basis, others don't. Here you can find information about the people behind the contributions.

Ronald Ssegujja Ssekandi

Ronald Ssegujja Ssekandi

sekandiron@gmail.com

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in summer of 2022. He is a Ugandan author and edits D+C/E+Z’s Nowadays column.    

All articles of Ronald Ssegujja Ssekandi

Climate crisis

International media have largely neglected Uganda’s flooding

The realities of the climate crisis are becoming increasingly obvious – for example in Uganda

Biotechnology

Why Uganda does not have a GMO law

In the fight against hunger, genetically modified organisms look promising, but there are serious worries too

Development project

Project develops rural community with shea butter

A sustainable rural city creates employment opportunities for rural dwellers in Uganda

Inflation

Ugandan government sees inflation as external shock

Rising commodity prices are making daily life harder in Uganda

Coronavirus

Uganda’s poverty rate has risen 10 percentage points

As in many African countries, Covid-19 has exacerbated inequality in Uganda

Plastic

Balancing profits and staff welfare in Ivory Coast

Coliba is a young formal-sector company that specialises in the recycling of plastic waste in Abidjan

Covid-19

International NGO assesses pandemic impacts on human right

Human Rights Watch takes stock of Covid-19 pandemic

Media literacy

Limit spread of fake news, starting in schools

Knowing what news sources are reliable – and why – is a key component of media literacy

Global governance

Global sustainability depends on financial integrity

High-level panel makes proposals on curbing illicit financial flows internationally

Blog

How to erode people’s trust during a pandemic

A second East-African president has suddenly died, and rumours abound about Covid-19 being the cause

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Sustainability

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