VISION 2040: A Transformed Ugandan Society from a Peasant to a Modern and Prosperous Country within 30 years

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ABOUT US

National Planning Authority was established by the NPA Act (15 of 2002) in accordance with Article 125 of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda

To produce comprehensive and integrated development plans for the country, elaborated in terms of the perspective Vision, long and medium–term plans.

Other key functions of NPA include:

  • Coordinate and harmonize development planning in the country.
  • Monitor and evaluate of Public Projects and Programmes.
  • Advise the Presidency on policies and strategies for the development of the country.
  • Liaise with the private sector and civil society in the evaluation of Government performance.
  • Support local capacity development for national and decentralised development planning.

Vision

“To be a center of excellence for development planning propelling socio-economic transformation.”

Mission

“To foster socio-economic transformation through establishing development planning systems and producing comprehensive and integrated development plans.”

  • Strengthen planning systems and, develop comprehensive, participatory, inclusive and integrated development plans and frameworks.
  • Provide evidence based public policy advice and inform public policy debates.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and impact of development policies, plans and programmes, and performance of the economy of Uganda and Strengthen the capacity of the Authority to effectively and efficiently deliver its mandate.
WORD FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

In pursuance of our primary function, to produce comprehensive and integrated development plans for the country, the National Planning Authority has continued to guide the country’s progress towards socio-economic transformation through three major landmarks of the Uganda Vision 2040, 1st National Development Plan (NDPI) and 2nd National Development Plan (NDPII).

In addition the Authority, as the Secretariat of the Presidential Economic Council, has produced various policy papers to guide Cabinet decision making. Also through the National Development Policy Forums, the Authority has facilitated public debate and input on key national policy issues. This is aimed at enhancing national ownership for all development planning frameworks, plans and policies.

In order to harmonise development planning in the country, NPA has developed and disseminated sector and local government development planning guidelines, besides creating and strengthening partnerships, networks and collaborations in development planning. All the publications and plans are available on this website.

Currently the Authority is working with all the stakeholders through various processes to ensure that NDPII is fully implemented to realize the country’s goal of attaining middle income status by 2020.

We thank you for visiting our website and hope it was useful. You can utilize the available dialogue and feedback platforms on this website to reach us.

Joseph Muvawala (PhD)

Executive Director

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Roadmap to attaining middle income status for Uganda

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Kisamba-Mugerwa, Chairperson, NPA addressing the press conference while being flanked on the left by Dr. Abel Rwendeire, Deputy Chairperson, NPA and on the right by Dr. Joseph Muvawala, Executive Director,…

Youth Key in the Socio-Economic Transformation of Uganda

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Kisamba-Mugerwa, Executive Chairperson, NPA presenting a paper at lecture for students, teaching staff and members of the community at Mulusa Academy, Luwero District on 26th August 2016 The youth have been…

Production of the maiden pulse of the economy report

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NPA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development (MoFPED), Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), Economic Policy & Research Commission (EPRC), Bank of Uganda (BoU) and Parliament…

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Dr. Joseph Muvawala: Any country aspiring to deliver services effectively and efficiently has no choice but to urbanise first and have cities. Urbanisation and cities are going to be key in transforming our country into middle-income status.

We needed strategic and regional cities. Mbale is the regional city of Eastern but Jinja is a strategic city for industrialisation. Fort Portal is the strategic city for tourism. This will balance development in the city.

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TWITTER FEEDS

93% of primary school teachers are qualified to teach, majority were found to be pedagogically weak
36% of teachers start lessons a week into the term
57% of teachers don’t plan their lessons
10% of primary school teachers are accommodated in the schools #UPEEvaluation @NPA_UG

Pleased to speak at the Multi-stakeholder #dialogue on improving the policy environment for Public-Private Partnerships in Uganda's @agricsector. Governments need to work with the private sector now more than ever to make #agriculture more profitable for all players involved.

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#HappeningNow: Presentation by @NPA_UG's Executive Director @JosephMuvawala of the findings from @NPA's Comprehensive evaluation of the #UPE policy. @newvisionwire @DailyMonitor @nbstv @ntvuganda @pamdebams

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RR @ElsieAttafuah says decentralization is at the heart of Uganda’s dev't & the achievement of the #Vision2040 as @GovUganda & partners are implementing @GlobalGoalsUN thru the third National Development Plan. #LGSectorUg #SDGs @OPMUganda @mofpedU @NPA_UG

This week, @UHRC_UGANDA, @StatisticsUg, @NPA_UG, @OPMUganda and partners, incl @EOC_UGANDA, joined OHCHR training on Human Rights Based Approach to Data and discussed how to operationalise their MoU to make human rights count in #SDG implementation to leave no one behind! #LNOB

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