Umulisa Adia

Umulisa Adia is the Junior Program Officer at the IGC, Rwanda. She is passionate about education policy and has worked as the Operations Manager at Smart Toto Publishing Ltd. She was also previously the Research & Information Co-ordinator at the LèO Africa Institute.

Content by Umulisa Adia
  • Blog post

    Rwanda’s response to COVID-19 and future challenges

    Containment efforts have been effective; however, an impending global recession means the economic impacts of the pandemic will continue to be felt. In Rwanda, as of 19 May 2020, there have been 297 cases of COVID-19, of which 94 are active. There have been no deaths. These statistics are remarkable for the low number of cases and the fact that there have been no deaths so...

    19 May 2020 | Jonathan Bower, Derek Apell, Anna Twum, Umulisa Adia

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Optimal construction permit fees for Rwanda

    To successfully manage rapid urban growth and its attendant challenges, and to implement effective development control, municipal authorities need to increase revenue from construction permits and other sources. Rwanda’s ranking in the Dealing with Construction Permits subcomponent of the World Bank’s Doing Business index is rising, but the Government is keen to...

    4 May 2020 | Paida Hlambelo, Jonathan Bower, Umulisa Adia, Fred Mugisha

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Six key trends in housing conditions in Rwanda from 2011 to 2017

    5 Dec 2019 | Jonathan Bower, Umulisa Adia, Theres Lessing