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

WELCOME TO NATIONAL PLANNING AUTHORITY

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

NEWS & UPDATES

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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Validation workshop for the Uganda Cotton, Textiles and Apparel Industry(CTA) strategy.

The National Planning Authority (NPA) is currently developing a strategy for the Cotton, Textiles and Apparel (CTA) industry.

The strategy will harness the potential of the CTA industry to accelerate economic growth, create employment and earn foreign exchange for the country. The Uganda government has prioritized the CTA industry as fundamental to the process of industrialization and the subsequent realization of the medium and long-term national development targets.

The process to develop the strategy involved extensive consultations with local industry stakeholders and a learning visit to India and Sri Lanka to gain relevant international experiences in the industry.

NPA is being supported by Msingi East Africa to develop the strategy.
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Discussions: Do we have shared values in #Uganda. Values that can drive us to the much-needed development.#NDPIII #NDP3DialogueUg @UNDP @JosephMuvawala @pamdebams @ugandamediacenter

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The 4th #NDPIII Breakfast Policy Series will focus on how; environment conservation, food security, human rights, gender equality, rolling back HIV/AIDS and innovations, can enhance dev't in #Uganda. @NPA_UG @ElsieAttafuah @UNinUganda #NDP3DialogueUg @GlobalGoalsUN #SDGs

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Happening Now: Discussions on the role of Financial Sector Deepening in ensuring the success of #NDPIII with @fsduganda at #PlanningHouse. @JosephMuvawala @pamdebams @UgandaMediaCent @UNDPUganda

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