Hon. Grace Kwiyucwiny

Minister of State for Northern Uganda

Ketty Lamaro

Under Secretary for Pacification & Development

Mayanja Gonzaga

Assistant Commissioner, Northern Uganda Rehabilitation.

Objective:

To initiate, design coordinate and Implement special programmes and projects for the
troubled and disadvantaged areas of Northern Uganda and Karamoja Regions

Outputs:

  1. Promoting peace dialogue aimed at resolving armed conflict in Northern Uganda
  2. Ensuring fulfilment of Presidential pledges to war victims and the general rehabilitation of the war affected areas in Northern Uganda including support to war victims and provision of resettlement Kits
  3. Undertake monitoring and supervision of Government programmes and activities implemented under the PRDP

Key Activities

Implementation of PRDP coordinated and monitored

1. District Planning meetings held to prepare 64 annual and quarterly work plans.

2. Eight sector meetings held to review Local Government PRDP work plans

3. Twelve monthly coordination meetings held at the OPM Gulu regional office on PRDP implementation

4. Staff in Northern Uganda departmant trained for performance enhancement

5. Monitoring and support suppervision of NUYDC conducted

6. Monitoring and suppervision of construction of Lango Chiefs Complex and Low Cost Houses

Pacification and development

1. 100,000 hand hoes procured and distributed in Northern Uganda

2. 350 ox-ploughs procured and distributed to youth and women goups and families of children with nodding disease

3. 700 oxen procured and distributed to youth and women goups and families of children with nodding disease

4. 10,000 iron sheets procured and distributed in Northern Uganda

5. Benchmarking tours undertaken in developing countries

6. PRDP documentaton printed

7. PRDP activities published and disseminated

Restocking Programme

1. 18,600 cattle procured for the Subregions of West Nile, Lango, Teso and Acholi

2. Coordination, Monitoring and Inspection visits on Restocking carried out.

Transfers to Government units

1. Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre (NUYDC) supported to enhance vocational skills developmement

Government Buildings and Administrative Infrastructure

1. Commencement of the construction of Lango Chiefs complex

2. 24 Low cost houses constructed for vulnerable groups (former IDPs) in Northern Uganda

Key Achievements

Implementation of PRDP coordinated and monitored

  1. Held two PRDP technical working group meetings
  2. Monitored and Inspected Presidential pledges implemented
  3. Held Six subregional planning meeting to prepare annual work plans for the PRDP grant
  4. Held 4 monthly coordination meetings at the OPM Gulu regional office on PRDP implementation

Pacification and development

  1. Procured 8430 iron Sheets for Women and Youth groups in Acholi , Lango and West Nile sub regions
  2. Procurement processes ongoing for the procurement of all the Presidential pledges

Restocking Programme

  1. Procured and delivered 6,000 heifers and 8,234 cattle to various beneficiary LGs
  2. Carried out two monitoring visits on Restocking programme on delivery of cattle
  3. Issued call off orders for supply of more cattle

Transfers to Government units

  1. Disbursed funds to the NUYDC for their operations for Quarter 1&2 for FY 2015/16 Procured 1,500 goats to support groups

Government Buildings and Administrative Infrastructure

  1. Completed 85% of works on Butaleja warehouse complete
  2. Met Maintenance costs at Gulu office
  3. Made MoU for low cost houses with Districts to prepare and supervise contracts