Local Governments in Uganda embrace Infrastructure Transparency through the CoST IMT

Local Governments in Uganda embrace Infrastructure Transparency through the CoST IMT

The CoST Infrastructure Monitoring Tool (IMT) has become an essential tool for local governments as most of the district works committees, technocrats (Heads of Departments) and councilors whose role is to deliver better value infrastructure, monitor government projects testify of its usefulness. Some of the

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We shall forever be indebted to CoST – Uganda, Chief Administrative Officer, Wakiso

“CoST Uganda helped us to open our eyes to the needs of our communities, stakeholders and partners. Before CoST came to Wakiso, we were looking for avenues to best deliver on our services to the residents of Wakiso, we were making headway in a number

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The CoST effect? CoST Uganda Second Assurance Report shows marked improvement in disclosure rates

The CoST effect? CoST Uganda Second Assurance Report shows marked improvement in disclosure rates

Today the 16th November 2018, CoST Uganda published its Second Assurance Report which shows rates of disclosure have increased by 29%. The report outlines that procuring entities subjected to the assurance process disclosed 62% of the CoST Infrastructure Data Standard which requires 40 data points

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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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CoST Uganda Media Prize competition is on!

CoST Uganda Media Prize competition is on!

The Chapter has introduced a prize which will be awarded every quarter to the best 5 journalists who will exhibit the application of CoST core features in their work. For 2018, it will be awarded during the launch of the 2nd Assurance Report. The prize

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