Staff Information

  • Name: Walter Akena
  • Job Title: Project Officer

Mr. Akena is currently a Project Officer under Local Government Council Scorecard Initiative (LGCSCI). He is an accomplished researcher with 10 year experience in Local Government Research. His research interest has mainly been; Local Government Councils Performance, Public Expenditure Governance and Local Economic Development. Walter was part of the 10 researchers across the country that pioneered the Local Government Council Scorecard Assessment in 2009. He previously worked at Choice FM in Gulu as a Programme Manager, a news editor and a news anchor. Walter holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration and Management obtained from Gulu University with a further training in Conflict Management and Peace Studies at the Institute of Peace and Strategic Studies.

Productivity

List of Publications

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Social Determinants and how they Influence Councillor Performance in District Local Government Councils in Uganda

Published: 2022

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The Performance of the COVID-19 District Task Forces in Uganda: Understanding the Dynamics and Functionality

Published: 2020

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The Local Government Councils Scorecard FY 2018/19: The Next Big Steps; Consolidating Gains of Decentralisation and Repositioning the Local Government Sector in Uganda

Published: 2020

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CUSHIONING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FROM THE IMPACT OF COVID-19

Published: 2020

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Land Management and Governance in Local Government: Opportunities and Challenges for District Land Boards in Uganda

Published: 2020

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