Part of the Sports Economics, Management and Policy book series (SEMP, volume 8)


This chapter shows how the development of sport in Uganda has been affected by a number of factors such as physical education not being taught in schools, a lack of facilities and equipment, a lack of technical staff in the administration and management of sports, and inadequate funding, to name but a few. Uganda did not have a sports policy until 2004, yet some progress has been made since then. However, despite the carefully considered mission, objectives, and strategies, implementation has been slow and participation in sport is limited. Government funding is inadequate which has forced sports associations to seek corporate funding. This has enabled them to implement various sports programs.


Physical Education National Council International Olympic Committee Corporate Funding Premier League 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Biosciences, Sports Science UnitMakerere UniversityKampalaUganda

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