PARISH DEVELOPMENT MODEL ON MINDSET CHANGE, COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION TO DELIVER DESIRED SUCCESS

As Uganda moves to attain middle income status and vision 2040, the Parish Development Model (PDM) is one of the most popular strategic interventions chorused by the Government to deliver the triumph. It is a strategy for organizing and delivering public and private sector interventions for wealth creation and employment generation at the parish level as the lowest economic planning unit. Premised on the notion that demystifying grassroots issues, Parish Development Committee (PDC) under the PDM will work together with the common citizens in the village and end users of…

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Why We Must Up Our Efforts to Tap Into the Women Potential for Development

By Benson Turamye Uganda will join the rest of the international community to mark the International Women’s Day on Monday 8th March 2021. The day will be celebrated under the theme, Building on Women’s Strength for a Better Future in a COVID-19 World. Although the Covid-19 pandemic has adversely affected many countries and indeed created many challenges that are seemingly insurmountable, nations around the world are slowly and steadily recovering. This year’s theme therefore, is an opportune moment to reminisce on how we can continue to engage the women in…

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Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development commitments.

The Ministry of Lands ensures rational and sustainable use, effective management of land and orderly development of urban and rural areas as well as safe, planned and adequate housing for socio-economic development for all Ugandans. Since 2016, the Ministry has fulfilled a number of commitments made in the NRM manifesto, find full report here as presented by Hon. Beti Kamya. Ministry of Lands, Housing & Urban Development NRM Manifesto Implementation var hupso_url_t=”http://ugandapronto.com/2020/06/16/ministry-of-lands-housing-and-urban-development-commitments/”;var hupso_title_t=”Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development commitments.”;

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Rally citizens to fight poverty, Museveni urges leaders

Leaders at all levels should make fighting household poverty their number one priority lest the situation becomes a national crisis, President Museveni has said. Speaking to over 1,000 leaders from Tooro region on Thursday at Kalya Courts Hotel in Fort Portal town, President Museveni said it was dangerous that 68 percent of the population was still engaged in subsistence agriculture and were not part of the money economy. The Tooro meeting marks the start of a nationwide drive by the President to enlighten leaders and citizens on the fight against…

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President commissions 10 factories in Jinja and Buikwe Districts

President Yoweri Museveni commissioned a total of 10 factories in Jinja Municipality, Jinja District of Busoga Sub-Region and in the neighbouring District Buikwe in the Central Region of Uganda. The factories that are in Jinja Municipality are owned by an entrepreneur called Patel Meghi Magan and they include Nile Aluminum Ltd, Nile Agro-Industries, Auromeera Industries Ltd, Modern Distilleries, Nile Batteries and Modern Laminates. Mr. Patel Meghi Megan, who came to Uganda in 1997, has so far established a total of 26 factories in the country that currently offer 12,000 direct…

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