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 CHAIRPERSON

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.

Kisamba-Mugerwa

Executive Chairperson

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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National Planning December J, 2018

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Natural Capital- the stocks of Earth’s natural assets and resources, including soil, water, air and biodiversity.Happening: Inception workshop on Integrating Natural Capital into Sustainable Development Decision Making in Uganda. Poject is being implemented by National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Uganda, National Planning Authority and National Bureau of Statistics ;supported by Darwin Initiative through @UNEP #NaturalCapitalUG @IIED @RosGoodrich @UncleBobUganda ... See MoreSee Less

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National Planning December J, 2018

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“Consideration of Natural Capital Accounts(NCA) is important due to the undervaluation of ecosystems and species, and the omission of the depletion rates of natural capital stocks in traditional national accounts of economic progress”.

- Mr Ronald Kaggwa(NPA Manager-Production, Trade and Tourism Planning) speaking today at Golf Course Hotel, during the Inception Workshop on Integrating Natural Capital into Sustainable Development decision making in Uganda. #UNEP #WCMC Uganda Vision 2040 #NPA #UBOS #NEMA #UWA #NFA #IIED
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National Planning December J, 2018

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We need to engage more stakeholders in matters of Harnessing the Demographic Dividend in order to match implementation with the strategies being proposed.-Dr Joseph Muvawala speaking today at the launch of Uganda’s Demographic Dividend roadmap and the Demographic Dividend Remodelling Report. ... See MoreSee Less

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National Planning November J, 2018

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At this year's Visionaries of Uganda Awards Ceremony, the
NPA-Executive Director, Dr Joseph Muvawala made a presentation on the country's progress towards Uganda Vision 2040 aspirations. The NPA was also awarded the 2018 Government Planning Agency. The award was received from H.E Henk Jan Bakker, Ambassador of Netherlands in Uganda.
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National Planning November J, 2018

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National Planning October J, 2018

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The decision to balance resource allocation between economic and social infrastructure may yield better benefits in harnessing the demographic dividend-Dr Patrick B. Birungi #UgandaVision2040 #NDPII #NationalPopulationCouncil ... See MoreSee Less

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National Planning October J, 2018

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To further harness Uganda's Demographic Dividend, there is need to strategically invest in people so as to build upon the strides made in Infrastructural Investment - Dr. Patrick Birungi; at the launch of the 2018 State of Uganda Population and World Population Reports ... See MoreSee Less

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National Planning October J, 2018

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Dr. Patrick Birungi; the Director Development Planning at NPA explains that good Governance is critical as a prerequisite for harnessing the Demographic Dividend for Sustainable Development. This can be achieved through a number of ways like;
-Charismatic Leadership
-Good Planning
-Good Policies
-Transparent Leadership; and
-Responsive Systems
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National Planning October J, 2018

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There is need for deliberate effort to improve the quality of the youthful population in order to enhance the demograhic dividend.-Dr Birungi. #Vision2040 #NDPII #UNICEF #NationalPopulationCouncil ... See MoreSee Less

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National Planning October J, 2018

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Today, NPA's Dr Patrick B. Birungi will give a keynote address at the launch of the 2018 State of Uganda Population and World Population Reports at Sheraton Kampala Hotel. ... See MoreSee Less

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TWITTER FEEDS

We are holding discussions with UN-HABITAT and Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development-USMID(Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development) Project on the West Nile Metropolitan Development Vision. #UgandaVision2040 #UNHABITAT #USMID #Minstryoflands

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At this year's Visionaries of Uganda Awards Ceremony, the
NPA-Executive Director, Dr Joseph Muvawala made a presentation on the country's progress towards Uganda Vision 2040 aspirations. The NPA also received an award for Government Planning Agency. #Vision2040 #NDPII #NPA_UG

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The African Union Commission together with NPA has today concluded a training workshop on the Integration of Africa Agenda 2063 into Uganda's planning frameworks. #AU #UNECA #mofped #parliamentofuganda #NGOforum #ministryofforeignaffairs #NPA #UgandaVision2040

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The Africa Peer Review Mechanism(APRM)-Uganda, is holding a retreat to discuss the Second Country Review Report, the National Program of Action(PoA) and to induct the newly appointed members of the National Governing Council(NGC).

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There is need to currently invest in people so as to build upon the strides made in infrastructural investment - Dr. Patrick Birungi; @NPA_UG Director Development Planning at the launch of the 2018 State of Uganda Population and World Population Reports

Dr. Patrick Birungi giving a keynote presentation at the launch of the State of Uganda and State of the World Population Reports organised by the National Population Council

#WAVES will help integrate the value of natural capital in the 3rd National Development Plan. Uganda as a country is known for developing great policies but implementation and enforcement is lacking, and Waves can help us improve in this area - Dr Asumani Guloba @NPA_UG @mofpedU

Vision2040 update:
@NPA_UG Crowds graced the President's commissioning of phase 1 Sukulu phosphate plant in Tororo District which will produce fertilizers, steel, glass, block, among others. It is the largest fertilizer plant in the East and Central Africa.

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#9CEOForumUG Key response from Joseph Muvawala the Executive Director of National Planning Authority(NPA) and he notes big data and infrastructure development as issues to remember, we should spend more on tourism and contribute to development

The #SukuluProject that is to be launched by H.E. @KagutaMuseveni today is one of the Core Projects in the NDPII. It increases the volume of cement, steel, glass & phosphates in the country. The transformation of phosphates into fertilizers will boost agricultural productivity

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