Policy and Legal


National Organic Agriculture Policy launched

Submitted by on Fri, 12/18/2020 - 10:10

The Global demand in organic products is continuing to grow with a global market exceeding €80b. Globally, Uganda has the second biggest certified organic land (262,282) with an export market value of $50m. The country has observed a significant growth in organic agriculture notably after the formulation of the National Organic Agricultural Movement of Uganda (NOGAMU).


Uganda Nutrition Action Plan Passed

Submitted by on Thu, 12/17/2020 - 14:28

On 22nd September 2020, the second Uganda National Nutrition Action Plan (2020-2025) was passed. The plan will aim at reducing all forms of malnutrition in children under 5 years of age, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women in Uganda in line with the National and Global targets by 2025 using the sector wide approach.


National Intellectual Property Policy, 2019 (IP POLICY) & The Security Interest Movable Property registry (SIMPO) launched

Submitted by on Thu, 12/17/2020 - 14:28

Government of Uganda launches National Intellectual Property Policy, 2019 (IP POLICY) & The Security Interest Movable Property registry (SIMPO). The Policy’s objective is to stimulate and nurture innovation and creativity for socioeconomic development of the country. SIMPO is also intended to drive financial inclusion through facilitating access to affordable credit.


National Transitional Justice Policy 2019, approved

Submitted by on Thu, 12/17/2020 - 14:27

Cabinet approved the National Transitional Justice Policy, 2019. In June 2019, Cabinet passed the National Transitional Justice Policy, 2019, aimed at: addressing the gaps in the formal justice system for post conflict situations; formalizing the use of traditional justice mechanism in post conflict situations; addressing gaps in the current amnesty process; facilitating reparation processes and programs; and facilitate reconciliation and nation building.



Small Claims Procedure (SCP) reaches Kakira and Bugembe Courts

Submitted by on Thu, 12/17/2020 - 14:26

Small Claims Procedure (SCP) reaches Kakira and Bugembe Courts. The launch took place at Kakira and Bugembe Grade one Magistrate Courts, bringing the total number of courts to embrace the initiative to 97.  SCP aims at fostering better access to justice; case backlog reduction; and simplifying Uganda’s complex Court system and legal procedures


TVET Policy Launched

Submitted by on Thu, 12/17/2020 - 14:25

Government disseminated the Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) policy in September, 2020. Government through this policy has introduced a TVET system which will holistically address Uganda's skilling challenges in order to achieve the desired national goals of increased productivity, labor market efficiency and technological readiness.


National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS) 2019-2023 launched

Submitted by on Thu, 09/03/2020 - 00:26

Government of Uganda in August 2019 launched the National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS) 2019-2023 under the theme “Securing Uganda Against Health Threats” to strengthen Uganda’s health security capacity and community resilience against public health threats in compliance with International Health Regulations (2005).


Government launches the National Public Sector Procurement Policy (NPSPP).

Submitted by on Thu, 09/03/2020 - 00:23

Government of Uganda through Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development launched the new National Public Sector Procurement Policy (NPSPP). The aim of the policy is to encourage the use of public sector procurement to promote the social, environmental and economic objectives while at the same time meeting the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals.


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