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07:27
07:27

Oil Delay a Blessing in Disguise - NPA oil boom 3 1

National Planning Authority Executive Director Dr Joseph Muvawala says as it stands now, Ugandans do not have the capacity to work in the oil sector and harness the opportunities that come with the production of oil.
13:05
13:05

Cabinet Passes Regulations To Strengthen Planning Authority david bahati 3 1

A salient feature of the guidelines is that for instance after national planning authority publish its five year national development plan, local governments, ministries, departments will be required to also produce plans aligned to the national plan within six months. The plans will have to be certified by the national planning authority.
20:17
20:17

Middle Income Status: Planning Boss Calls For Focus On Target

The executive chairman of National Planning Authority, Dr Wilberforce Kisamba Mugerwa says Uganda must fron-tload huge infrastructure projects in order to achieve the lower middle income status by 2020.
16:55
16:55

Buganda Kingdom Reviewing Kampala Expansion Plan 1 1 Top story

Under the proposed arrangement, development of Kampala city is supposed to integrate plans of the surrounding fast-growing suburbs of Wakiso, Mpigi and Mukono. The idea was hatched in 2009 to carve parts of the three districts and annex them to Kampala as a unitary governance entity.
18:06
18:06

Planning Body Presents 5 Point Strategy To Transform Kampala 2 1

Greater Kampala Economic Development Strategy aims at creating a greater Kampala united towards job creation, improved livability and a sustainable development for all its citizen. The draft strategic plan presented a Pearl of Africa yesterday envisions transforming greater Kampala through five strategic areas including putting in place competitive economic infrastructure, conserving and protecting environmental assets, business support to transform informal sector and youth, a unique centre for tourism and effective city and local government serviced delivery.
10:41
10:41

NPA Should Be Given More Powers-Economists ramathan ggoobi 2 1

The Authority, hosted by the Ministry of Finance, is mandated to develop comprehensive and integrated development plans for Uganda, elaborated in terms of the perspective vision as well as long and medium-term plans.
19:21
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NPA Developing a Human Resource Plan 3 1

Paul Okitoi, the strategic planning manager at National Planning Authority says the third National Development Plan that will replace the current plan in 2021 will have a human resource plan for the country.
19:34
19:34

NPA Seeks UGX 2.2 Billion for African Peer Review Subscription 3 1

The APRM is a voluntary self-monitoring mechanism in which AU member states evaluate each others quality of governance. The Uganda APRM Process is managed by an independent National Governing Council NGC. The National Planning Authority NPA is the secretariat.
17:36
17:36

National Devt Plan Review Hangs in Balance 2 1

According to the Comprehensive planning framework, both the 5-year and 10-year strategic plans require midterm and end of term reviews. Both activities will cost 7.6 billion Shillings, according to the concept note on the NDPII midterm review and the NDP1 end of term review.
16:44
16:44

Leaders Tasked to Establish Think Tank for Proposed Fort Portal City vision 2040 3

In July, a committee comprising of religious leaders, Tooro Elders Forum, the Chief Administrative Officer, Members of Parliament from Kabarole, Town clerk, and the Mayor was selected to decide on which sub-counties or parishes to be annexed.
21:04
21:04

Rwendeire Accorded Official Send Off ruhakana rugunda 4 1

President Museveni has accorded an official send-off to former minister and deputy chairman of National Planning Authority Dr Abel Rwendeeire due to his contributions towards development of Uganda.
15:43
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NPA Mourns 'Respectful' Rwendeire dr joseph muvawala 2 1

Respectful, responsive, cooperative, active, knowledgeable and smart in his response to government programmes are some of the words that Dr Kisamba Mugerwa used to describe Dr Abel Rwendeire who died today.
07:45
07:45

Future of Ugandan Children under Threat – Kisamba Mugerwa hunger in uganda

NPA Chairperson Dr Wilberforce Kisamba Mugerwa said that although data shows that rates of stunting had reduced from 33 to 29 percent in the last six years, Uganda is not moving fast enough to meet the Zero Hunger target by 2030. As such, he said, the future of hundreds of thousands of children in Uganda is under threat.
07:26
07:26

NPA Report Calls for Regulation of Cross-Border Food Trade food shortages 5 1

Dr John Ssekamatte, manager Population and Social Sector Planning at National Planning Authority, a lead researcher in the study said Uganda needs to put in place a number of mechanisms to end hunger by 2030 including regulating cross-border food trade. He argued that cross-border trade is good but unregulated trade in staple foods leaves Uganda without sufficient food during crisis time.
07:38
07:38

Report: 58 Percent of Children in Poor Urban Households Stunted or Underweight unicef 1

To reduce risks of rapid urbanization and provide urban children and youth especially girls and young women with hopes and opportunities, the report recommends improving education facilities, creation of social protection polices and skilling youth
16:39
16:39

Kibaale Residents Petition Parliament Over Eviction land evictions 3 1

Residents from four sub counties in Kibaale district have today petitioned parliament over land eviction that has left 1,300 families displaced. The families were last year evicted from the land bordering Kagombe Forest Reserve by the National Forestry Authority NFA claiming they had encroached on the forest.
17:21
17:21

Academics Want Govt to Centralize National Planning 4

Corti Paul Lakuma, one of the researchers, says while there is the National Development Plan NDP, a number of sectors tend to have their own plans, aspects of which do not rhyme with the NDP. At the same time, a number of sectors have budgets but without plans.
16:07
16:07

OWC Beneficiaries Demand Subsidized Agricultural Inputs 2

A 50 kilogram bag of fertilizers now costs 140,000 up from 110,000 Shillings, a hike that has affected Nitrogen Phosphate Potassium -NPK and Diammonium Phosphate-DAP fertilizers over the last two months. A trip of organic fertilizers has also increased from 40,000 to 65,000 Shillings.
17:37
17:37

Bundibugyo Fails To Curb High Levels of Malnutrition bundibugyo hospital 2

Last year, Bundibugyo District health department embarked on the formation of nutrition committees at sub county level to combat malnutrition in the community. The committees were tasked to work together with village authorities to ensure that all households are food secure and properly feeding their children.
10:16
10:16

Experts Caution Govt on Middle Income Quest 3

Speaking on a panel of experts, the Dean of the School of Economics at Makerere University, Prof. Edward Bbale said while attaining lower middle income status is possible, there are many odds up against the quest.
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