The National Planning Authority (NPA) was created under Article 125 of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. It was operationalized by the National Planning Authority Act 15 of 2002.
Authority’s primary function:
To produce comprehensive and integrated development plans for the country, elaborated in terms of the perspective Vision, long and medium–term plans.
Other key functions of NPA include:
- Coordinate and harmonize development planning in the country.
- Monitor and evaluate of Public Projects and Programmes.
- Advise the Presidency on policies and strategies for the development of the country.
- Liaise with the private sector and civil society in the evaluation of Government performance.
- Support local capacity development for national and decentralised development planning.
The Institution for National Development Planning propelling sustainable socio-economic transformation of Uganda.
Mission: NPA Strategic Goals:
To produce comprehensive and integrated development plans and provide evidence based public policy guidance for Uganda.
- Strengthen planning systems and, develop comprehensive, participatory, inclusive and integrated development plans and frameworks.
- Provide evidence based public policy advice and inform public policy debates.
- Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and impact of development policies, plans and programmes, and performance of the economy of Uganda and Strengthen the capacity of the Authority to effectively and efficiently deliver its mandate.