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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Retweeted Nyakaana Allan (@Allan_Nyakaa):

@NPA_UG So sad .i met Abel once and i could tell with minutes he was a good economist .it's dark time for us economists.
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DR ABEL J.J. RWENDEIRE, The Deputy Chairperson of National Planning Authority has this morning passed on.

Rwendeire was thrice a minister in Museveni's cabinet serving as minister of State for Trade and Tourism before being switched to Min of state for Higher education and then back to Trade.

He held a Ph.D. in Biochemisrty obtained in 1985 from the University of Canterbury in New Zeland. He joined NPA in July 2008 following his four year tenure as a Managing Director ( 2002- 2006) at the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, (UNIDO), in Vienna, Austria. He was responsible for the formulation, implementation and evaluation of innovative programmatic initiatives in Industrial Promotion and Technology; Agro-Industries; Small and Medium Enterprises; Energy and Cleaner Production as well as providing strategic advice to the Director General of UNIDO on all aspects of technical cooperation services in Industrial, Technological and Economic issues for sustainable industrial development.
Prior to joining UNIDO, Dr Rwendeire was a Member of Parliament representing the people of Rubanda County East constituency in Kabale District from 1996 to 2002.

During this time Dr Rwendeire served as a Minister of State (1996-1998 and 200-2001) for Tourism, Trade and Industry; Minister of State (1998-2000) for Higher Education in the Ministry of Education and Sports, laying the foundation, inter alia, for the establishment of Uganda Vocational Qualifications Framework with a view to integrating the informal sector into the main stream formal educational processes.

Before joining Politics, Dr Rwendeire had contributed significantly to the development and management of technical and vocational education when he was the Principal of Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (1992-1996) in the Ministry of Education and Sports. He forged mutually supportive partnerships with private sector players by promoting linkages between industry and the Polytechnic. He was the Chairman of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) that was responsible for the national admissions to all the tertiary institutions.

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TWITTER FEEDS

@EmliBwaise is happy to announce its New Board of Advisors to the entire Workmates, Gov't Agencies, MDAs and all the NSAs/CSOs.
#CongsEMLI

According to @WorldBank survival rate of businesses in Uganda is 10%. Majority of them can't last 10years. @actade @NPA_UG

If we have an environment tax, then why don't we have an environment fund. @actade @NPA_UG #socialmarketeconomy

We have to embrace the social market economy principles in order achieve green growth. #peoplecentereddevelopment @actade @NPA_UG

The #KampalaCityFestival is another strategic event plan to unit people, the street celebration will be along Kampala road this Sunday 8th.

@NPA_UG So sad .i met Abel once and i could tell with minutes he was a good economist .it's dark time for us economists.

@NPA_UG @Parliament_UG @UgandaMediaCent @RuhakanaR @StateHouseUg @OfwonoOpondo @OPMUganda @MinofHealthUG @TattuTamale @JosephMuvawala @newvisionwire May his Soul R.I.P

@NPA_UG iam saddened by the untimely death of Dr Abel Rwendeire who has faithfully served uganda till death. #RIPRwendeire

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