The Accountable Democratic Governance component is designed to deliver on three key outcomes which focus on assisting selected institutions at both national and local government levels to deliver credible elections, provide access to justice and also enable oversight institutions to be accountable, and deliver demand driven social and economic services among others.
This project aims to build on Government of Uganda and Development Partners’ achievements in local development and decentralization by promoting community-based local development through the Saemaul Undong (SU) model. more
That diaspora remittances topped $879.4m in the financial year 2011/2012, higher than coffee at $466.6m, shows just how much a huge contribution they make to Uganda’s economy. Despite this, the government has not put in place any mechanism to capture these contributions and provide support for Ugandans in the diaspora to encourage them to invest back home. more
Uganda has had its fair share of high profile corruption cases in public office, an act that undermines some of the core functions of leadership, especially service delivery. The Strengthening Oversight Functions for Accountable Service Delivery project works for the creation and strengthening of existing accountability mechanisms as a way of ensuring that public offices deliver services to the people, as per their mandate. more
Before 1992, most decisions were made at the Central Government level, making it difficult to provide services all the way to the grass roots. Government therefore introduced a decentralisation policy to enable citizens to have more say in determining their affairs and to improve on the provision of services. more