Highlighting the forum's significance was the acknowledgment of the private sector's pivotal role, constituting 99% of micro, small and medium businesses and driving over 90% of informal employment—contributing significantly to Uganda's GDP. The discussions illuminated the symbiotic relationship between the private sector and the Government, emphasizing collaboration to address development challenges such as underdeveloped human resources, youth unemployment, and gender disparities.
Swisscontact, with its remarkable quarter-century presence in Uganda, reaffirmed its commitment to inclusive economic, social, and environmental development. The organization's diverse projects in job creation, humanitarian-development nexus, digitisation of trade processes, and sustainable agriculture are yielding tangible results.
In conclusion, Swisscontact's 25 years of transformative projects in Uganda highlight the power of collaborative efforts in driving economic growth, fostering resilience, and creating sustainable impact. These initiatives go beyond participation—they represent a transformative force for a more prosperous and inclusive Uganda.