UNCDF has been present in Uganda since 1982, supporting the Government to create a functional planning and financial system for sustainable and inclusive local development.
Some of our areas of engagement are:
Connect sustainable sources of capital financing with local governments struggling to address problems arising from rapid urbanization (Municipal Investment Finance - MIF)
The Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU), a flagship programme designed to consolidate stability in Northern Uganda, eradicate poverty and under-nutrition and strengthen the foundations for sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development.
The International Training Programme is a joint venture between the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the Swedish International Center for Local Democracy (ICLD) which focuses on local financial development using principles of equity, participation and transparency. The programme offers training in public financing and Local Economic Development and is targeting five countries namely; Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.