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PRDP: Sustaining Social-Economic Growth In Northern Uganda, Karamoja

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The newly constructed Police Post in Karita, Amudat district.


The general target is to promote development of the districts of Northern Uganda to achieve national average levels of the main socio-economic indicators.


PRDP 2 will retain the four strategic objectives developed for the PRDP. However, the focus and content of each Strategic Objective was adjusted at programme level in line with the evolving needs of the North.

One of the valley dams in Karamoja


The PRDP is organized around 4 Strategic Objectives


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Goat breeding project under NUSAF2


The general target is to promote development of the districts of Northern Uganda to achieve national average levels of the main socio-economic indicators.


PRDP 2 will retain the four strategic objectives developed for the PRDP. However, the focus and content of each Strategic Objective was adjusted at programme level in line with the evolving needs of the North.

One of the valley dams in Karamoja


The PRDP is organized around 4 Strategic Objectives


SO 1: Consolidation of State Authority


SO 2: Rebuilding and Empowering Communities

A completed bridge on River Enyau along Luluwiri-Okalimbe road in Arua.


SO 3: Revitalisation of the economy


SO 4: Peace building & Reconciliation


PRDP fi nancing


There are 3 funding streams for the PRDP.


Budget Support

This is where the Government provides a grant under the MTEF

A new housing estate at Nakapelimeni in Karamoja to help the Karimojong have a settled life.


Special Project Support (On-Budget)


These include project funds committed to PRDP through On Budget special programmes such as:


Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF) II


Karamoja Livelihoods Programme (KALIP) and the


Agricultural Livelihood Recovery Programme (ALREP) for Northern Uganda

Off budget support


Key out puts achieved to date under PRDP grant


This has been possible through districts, municipalities, central agencies, police, prisons. Amnesty Commission and OPM.


Overall PRDP has contributed to the increase in infrastructure such as;


Construction of classrooms, teachers’ houses, dormitories, laboratories,


Construction of Health centres, OPDs, hospital beds,


Construction and renovation of roads and bridges,


Provision of equipment to Police and Prisons


Construction of boreholes,, protected springs, and extension of piped water

His Highness David Onen Acan II residence in Purongo Sub-county, Amuru District

Construction of Police barracks, provision of morotrycles


Completed the Construction of traditional Chiefs houses


Resettled people from IDP camps


Procured and distributed heavy duty tractors and walking tractors specifi cally for Karamoja


Opened farm land in Northern Uganda


Distributed planting materials


Procured and distributed ox-ploughs, Oxen and heifers


Procured and distributed iron sheets

One of the completed semi Detached staff houses at NUYDC


Procured Hydrafoam Machines


Procured a ferry for Lake Bisina

Extended electricity to the NUYDC, Oyam, Tororo, soroti and Kaberamaido Districts


Achievements under the hydraform technology pilot projects


Construction of Low cost houses for widows in Gulu,

The newly constructed Police Post in Karita, Amudat district.


Construction of a dormitory at the NUYDC


Training of youths


Construction of teachers houses in Zombo Lamwo and Otuke

Completed girls’ Dormitory at NUYDC – Gulu District


NUYDC


The Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre (NUYDC) is a Youth Centre located in Gulu District which targets youth who have missed out on formal education and have no skills for employment


Achievements

Trained over 1,000 youth in various vocations at the centre


Trained 5,820 in non formal Vocational skills through partners (VTIs) and assessed through DIT


Trained over 11,000 in basic literacy, numeracy and core skills


Provided post training support to over 400. Our post training support includes entrepreneurial training, support to youth enterprises, internship / apprenticeship placements


The Northern Uganda Youth Centre has increased the opportunities of the youth who had no formal education to learn some skills and trades

Panyadoli head quaters in Kibaale District.


The NUYDC has developed a linkage with other vocational institutions to enhance the opportunities for the Youths and vulnerable individuals.


However, the efforts of the NUYDC have been slowed down with the withdrawal of Financial assistance by DFID. The Office of the Prime Minister is presently discussing with UNDP to ensure that the NUYDC continues to function properly.


ALREP


ALREP is a 20 million Euros European Union funded programme under PRDP which aims to strengthen the agricultural value chains by supporting agricultural market information and agricultural trade


and also processing by setting up or strengthening hundreds of agro in put shops, small scale traders



and processors, Market information managers, all primarily at sub-county level.


It also provides direct support to district production departments in 100 sub-counties, to ensure that they can effectively deliver their services to the rural population.


A recently conducted independent Mid-Term Review notes that the programme is on the right track to achieve all its expected results by end of implementation period.


This project has Provided technical support and capacity building for Farmers received training in group-registration & season long learning on crop management, soil fertility enhancement and varietal omparisons


Procured and distributed ox ploughs and oxen


Established market linkages for sale of white sorghum Established Farmer field schools,


Provided equipment to sub county extension workers


KALIP

Karamoja Livelihood Programme (KALIP)is one of special programmes of PRDP and has been aligned to Karamoja Intergrated Development Programme (KIDP) which is a component of PRDP designed to address the unique challenges of Karamoja.


It is a European Union funded programme with a funding of UGX.51 billion for a 5-year period. KALIP’s aim is to further stabilize the region and add support to an environment where self sustaining livelihoods can florish.



The focus of KALIP is to protect and enhance food security and incomes of agro-pastoral communities of Karamoja. It is implemented by Offi ce of the Prime Minister through a Programme Management Unit


(PMU) with offi ces in Moroto and Kampala. The PMU is responsible for the day-today management of the programme and is supervised by the Permanent Secretary. Political supervision is provided by the Minister for Karamoja. The project will be closing in September 2014


The Implementation of KALIP works through FAO, ASB and DCA among others.


KALIP has contributed to the Food Security Plan, Peace building through Police enhancement, and the scaling of the capacities of the Local Governments in Karamoja.PRDP areas of special attention


Enhancing Functionality of the Investments

PRDP 2 will focus on the functionality of service delivery facilities constructed or rehabilitated under PRDP.


Local governments may apply PRDP 2 funds to equip facilities and buy transport equipment as per the sector guidelines.

Panyadoli police staff houses built under PRDP Programe


Staff retention needs to be targeted through the construction of staff accommodation in hard-to-reach areas.


Community participation needs to be increased by training user committees and expanding Village Health Teams

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