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Indulge me by not fleeing because of the first two terrible images and participating in a quick experiment

Compare this...

Skills development (wage) spending

Skills development (wage) spending

...with this...

Skills development (non wage)

Skills development (non wage)

Notice anything about skills development spending? Probably not much. If you do, lets talk about it over a beer at the nearest casino.

This is two of the 707 pages containing the estimates for central to local government financial transfers which were released in Uganda. Yes, they released it, but did they release it?

I know what your next question will be. How can I get my hands on such an enthralling read? Well, here is the whole 707 page document in all its glory. Read this, get informed and hold the government to account using all you have learned.

Well here in Geo Gecko we dun't reed gud and we really love pretty colours so, we extracted some of the data and made some very pretty maps in the hope of generating questions and maybe even discussion. We're planning on doing more of this too so stay tuned.

Skills development map- Uganda

Skills development map- Uganda

First question, why does Moroto, the district second from the top on the far right receive high non-wage-transfers but no wage-transfers?