Wilber Manyisa Ahebwa

Wilber is an Associate Professor at Makerere University, Kampala.

Content by Wilber Manyisa Ahebwa
  • Publication - Project Report, Working Paper

    Tourism product development in Uganda: A strategic stance

    3 Jan 2020 | Philip English, Wilber Manyisa Ahebwa

  • Project

    Scoping visit: the role of Government in the development of Tourism in Uganda

    Tourism is generally considered to be the largest industry in the world.  It is the third-largest export sector and one of the most promising in terms of future growth potential.  As people’s income and education rise, demand for travel will steadily rise, both domestically and internationally. Past performance confirms this positive outlook, notably for international...

    18 Dec 2019 | Philip English, Wilber Manyisa Ahebwa

  • Project

    Product development in tourism

    The Government of Uganda is eager to expand its promising tourism sector, which has become the country’s number one earner of foreign exchange and a significant source of employment. At the request of the government, the International Growth Centre prepared a paper in 2018 entitled How can tourism become a driver of economic growth in Uganda which was presented at the...

    18 Dec 2019 | Philip English, Wilber Manyisa Ahebwa

  • Publication - Project Report

    How can tourism become a driver of economic growth in Uganda?

    With diverse wildlife and a dramatic landscape, tourism represents a promising way to galvanise economic growth in Uganda. However, despite what seem like obvious advantages of the tourism sector, policymakers have at times been reluctant to support it, instead opting to focus government efforts on facilitating industrial development. This paper details...

    8 Jan 2019 | Philip English, Wilber Manyisa Ahebwa