Will the 2018-2019 infrastructure budget address stakeholder concerns?

Will the 2018-2019 infrastructure budget address stakeholder concerns?

  The Transport and Works sector budget allocation for 2018/19 has gained a slight increment to 21.4% from 20.8% in 2016/17, could this be the long awaited answer to our loads of concerns to have better lives accruing from better infrastructure, or it is a

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CoST Uganda influencing infrastructure transparency through Baraza’s

CoST Uganda influencing infrastructure transparency through Baraza’s

Efficiency, effectiveness and equity are some of the key aspects in the realization of Value for Money, transparency and accountability. Currently, some of the major aspects being enforced in the realization of value for money are information disclosure and citizens participation in the delivery of

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Another approach for infrastructure investments other than compensation, – CoST

Another approach for infrastructure investments other than compensation, – CoST

All levels of government sometimes need to acquire privately held land to provide services and community facilities such as parks, schools, hospitals and roads. The required land can be acquired by negotiation with the landholder or through a compulsory acquisition process, known as ‘land resumption’.

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A win-win for money and lives: why Uganda needs CoST

A win-win for money and lives: why Uganda needs CoST

Uganda, like many countries around the world, allocates significant resources and finance to public infrastructure – at present its average expenditure on the sector is around $1b per year – the equivalent to 17% of its Gross Domestic Product. On its road network alone, at

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Are you Implementing a Public Infrastructure project & want to disclose data, CoST IDS is here!!

Are you Implementing a Public Infrastructure project & want to disclose data, CoST IDS is here!!

With Credits to the CoST International Secretariat CoST has developed a series of Guidance Notes that provide guidance on implementing its core features: multi-stakeholder working, disclosure and assurance. The guidance is intended to set out the key requirements, questions and steps that those responsible for

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CoST Uganda Chapter launches the 1st Assurance Report revealing the need to adopt the Infrastructure Data Standard

CoST Uganda Chapter launches the 1st Assurance Report revealing the need to adopt the Infrastructure Data Standard

On 10th August, 2017, CoST Uganda launched the1st Assurance Report marking a great milestone for transparency and accountability in public infrastructure in Uganda. The Launched was attended by the CoST International Head of Programmes, Mr. John Hawkins, CoST Champion – The Ministry of Works and

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Disclosure meetings unveil the need for more technical support to Local governments

Disclosure meetings unveil the need for more technical support to Local governments

CoST Uganda MSG conducted two district level disclosure meetings with Iganga and Wakiso districts on the 24th and 25th May, 2017, respectively. The meetings were attended by 85 participants 45 for Iganga and 40 for Wakiso districts. The meetings were built on the back ground

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Why Uganda needs the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative – CoST

Why Uganda needs the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative – CoST

The construction of public infrastructure is a key sector in which public resources required are estimated at $ 1.4 billion per year over the next decade world over. Uganda already spends approximately $ 1 billion per year on public infrastructure, equivalent to about 17 percent

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