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Mar 2018
Open Data Day: Makerere University Students Excited by Access to Information Portal

In Uganda, Open Data Day 2018 was celebrated by holding an open contracting clinic with Makerere University Students pursuing bachelor’s degree in procurement. The clinic was organised by Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) in collaboration with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority and Makerere University. The main focus of the event was to create awareness about about their right to information, open contracting and to share experience on the use of the Government Procurement Portal (GPP) and as well as the www.askyourgov.ug (AYG) portal in the advancement of......

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Government Welcomes AFIC’s Open Contracting Recommendations
December 28, 2017

Government Welcomes AFIC’s Open Contracting Recommendations

Mr. David Kiyingi, Commissioner responsible for Procurement Policy in Uganda’s Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has commended Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) for ground breaking findings which when implemented will go a...


OC report picture March 17
February 10, 2017

Champion Needed- New Open Contracting Uganda Study Recommends

Open Contracting Partnership and Hivos are pleased to present the Open Contracting in Uganda: A Scoping Study. This report presents the state of (1) disclosure of open data, documents, and information about the planning, procurement,...


A case of access to information in Uganda
June 23, 2016

A case of access to information in Uganda

The right of access to information is tightly linked to other fundamental rights such as access to education, health or food. It is also necessary for realising an open, transparent and accountable governance. Without information,...



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