CoST-bridging the Infrastructure Transparency Gap in Uganda

CoST-bridging the Infrastructure Transparency Gap in Uganda

This extract was published in the Ministry of Works and Transport Handbook, 2018; CoST – the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative is the leading global initiative improving transparency and accountability in public infrastructure. CoST works with government, industry and civil society to promote the disclosure, validation and interpretation of data from infrastructure

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Wakiso district, a growing example on the benefits of CoST!

“In Wakiso, I have seen politicians make things happen, in KIRA there was a politician called MameritoMugerwa who, regardless of one’s friendship to him or not, if things were done irregularly, he would take a stand, sometimes even demolishing property,” said Sam Mwesigwa, the district

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Kabale district leaders vow to embrace transparency in public infrastructure;

Kabale district leaders vow to embrace transparency in public infrastructure;

“Money acquired through dubious means is not good, that is what my deputy here usually tells me, adding that if such money found its way to him, he would not use it to pay his children’s school fees,people who swindle public funds have generally ended

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Arua RDC calls upon stakeholders to embrace joint Infrastructure Monitoring using the CoST Infrastructure Monitoring Tool;

Transparency begins from the planning stages. When there are projects, they are advertised. “The procurement process goes on in a transparent manner. I have two local government’s under me, that is the district and the municipal council, they run their different projects, when it comes

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Gulu district DIPF tasks officials to disclose information to inform their work, sets aside 17th July 2018 to further understand the Infrastructure Monitoring Tool;

Transparency in the delivery of infrastructure projects can be achieved through access to information. The African Union has on many occasions cautioned governments on disclosure pointing out that, Disclosure of information is the rule and secrecy the exception. Reasons for secrecy must be clearly and

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