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High-level government officials and library leaders will attend a special presentation of groundbreaking research into perceptions of public libraries in Uganda.
Co-hosted by EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (PLIP) and National Library of Uganda, the event will start a dialogue among local and national government officials and library leadership about libraries as catalysts for change in the crucial areas of health, agriculture, employment, youth, education and others. Presentation of findings will be followed by a facilitated discussion.
Speakers include Ms. Gertrude Kayaga Mulindwa, Director of the National Library of Uganda; Ms. Monika Elbert of EIFL, Senior Policy Adviser, and Mr. Geoffrey Kimani, Director of Research and Insights, TNS RMS.
The Uganda research is part of a six-country study, Perceptions of Public Libraries in Africa, commissioned by EIFL-PLIP and conducted by the international market research company, TNS RMS. In addition to Uganda, the study took place in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Read the full report and each country study.