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
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
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’.
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
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
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
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
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