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April 26, 2018

USAID/Uganda’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) 2016 – 2021 aims to work towards ensuring that “Uganda’s systems are accelerating inclusive education, health and economic outcomes.” Six integrated projects are planned, to contribute to the achievement of this goal. They are: i)Resilience Project, ii) Demographic Drivers Project, iii) Market Systems Project, iv) Natural ResourcesManagement Systems Project, v) Health Systems Project, and vi) Governance and Citizen Participation Systems Project. The respective projects are elaborated in interrelated Project Appraisal Documents (PADs). For these projects to be effectively implemented, USAID/Uganda recognizes that it is important to integrate gender equality and inclusion of vulnerable groups. USAID therefore commissioned this gender and social inclusion analysis, to identify key gender and inclusive development issues and constraints that need to be addressed within its portfolio and to recommend how USAID/Uganda can achieve greater inclusive development in its programs.

USAID supports activities that work with community members to promote prosperity and security in Uganda's Karamoja region.
April 10, 2018

The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is pleased to announce the launch of two new five-year activities, totaling $75 million USD, to improve food and nutrition security and to strengthen resilience of over 665,000 people in the Karamoja sub-region.

Ambassador Malac and Health Minister Opendi pose with survivors of MDR-TB.
April 10, 2018

The USAID TRACK TB activity, a five-year U.S. government project supporting Uganda’s continued efforts to fight tuberculosis (TB), has produced a dramatic increase in the number of tuberculosis cases detected in Kampala, from 8,344 when the project began to 43,801 today.

Vendors at the Solar Expo demonstrate a range of solar-powered products.
February 6, 2018

Power Africa, a U.S. Government-led initiative, today announced the launch of the Power Africa Uganda Electricity Supply Accelerator, an $11 million activity that will support the Government of Uganda’s electrification goals.  The Accelerator will facilitate the addition of 1,000 megawatts of generation capacity and 1,000,000 new electricity connections by 2020.  The Accelerator builds on existing Power Africa support to the Rural Electrification Agency and the Electricity Regulatory Authority for enhancing electricity access and  improving the regulatory framework for mini-grids.

A young girl washes her hands from a home tippy-tap.
January 29, 2018

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) committed to supporting improved sanitation and hygiene in Uganda by launching a new $30.4 million activity called Uganda Sanitation for Health. This five-year initiative will introduce a series of water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions at the community and household levels, leading to increased household access to sanitation and water services; improved hygiene behaviors at home, school, and health facilities; and strengthened district water and sanitation governance for sustainable services.


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Last updated: June 04, 2018

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