Hon. Mary Karoro Okurut
Minister for General Duties in the Office of the Prime Minister
Assistant Commissioner, Monitoring Evaluation & Inspection
The Government Annual Performance Report (GAPR) Financial provides a comprehensive assessment of Government‘s performance and the results of public spending of the Financial Year.
The Report focuses on the performance of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) against output targets across all Sectors of Government and progress made in the implementation of key actions agreed during the last Government performance retreats .
The aim of the report is to provide a basis for accountability of the use of resources and the results achieved; to provide a basis for policy discussions within Government and to guide decisions on resource allocations in the Financial Year.
This Reports outline the performance of Government during the previous and current financial year ; it assesses progress against the Governments commitments made in the National Development Plan (NDP), Budget Speechs and Ministerial Policy Statements for the financial year.
In addition, it tracks progress made against actions and commitments outlined in the NRM Manifesto and implementation of the actions agreed in the previous retreats of Government assessment.
The review focuses on what has been achieved against what was planned and what difference this has made in terms of improvements in public service delivery, governance and security for the citizens of Uganda. Besides using the guiding framework of the National Development Plan, the report uses the Sector structure of financing and organisation to assess each and every Ministry, Department and Agency (MDA) and Local Governments (LGs).
Performance targets set by each MDA and LG against performance indicators prior to the start of the financial year provide the standard of this assessment. Much of the data for this assessment was provided by the MDAs and LGs, and validated by Office of the Prime Minister through investigation, documentation.
Where applicable, triangulation with other data producers, including Government inspectorates, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics and non-Governmental sources was undertaken. The purpose of this Report is to provide Cabinet with an overview of where Government has performed well or not during the previous financial year across all areas of public investment. It is timed to influence planning and budgetary decisions for the coming financial year 2015/2016, particularly in terms of allocations between sectors, as informed by the empirical data of past performance presented herein.
The Report Looks at Performance of Government against the following;
A) THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN
B) PERFORMANCE OF THE ECONOMY
C) DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS AND OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT AID (ODA)
D) PERFORMANCE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF MANIFESTO
E) RESULTS AT SECTOR LEVEL
F) RESULTS ON DISTRICTS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS