Financing for development is a 3-year project funded by Oxfam Novib, and implemented by four partners; Africa Freedom of Information Centre( AFIC), Civil Society Budget Advocacy group (CSBAG), Citizens’ Watch it. (CEWIT), The Southern and Eastern African Trade, Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI-Uganda.
Project goal and outcomes:
An efficient public finance system in Uganda: Promoting fiscal measures that will enhance inclusive growth and active participation of the citizenry.
Outcome area 1:Strengthened systems for fair fiscal revenue mobilization that ensure more resources for public spending and curbing harmful tax exemptions, avoidance and evasion.
Outcome area 2: Increased public financing to social sectors, such as health, education, agriculture and social protection, with emphasis on addressing the needs of the vulnerable women, youth and men.
Outcome area 3: Enhanced accountability and transparency at all stages of fiscal cycle ensuring regular civic participation, access to information, and public scrutiny.
Outcome area 4: Innovative revenue generation alternatives for the local and national level government.
- Training CSOs and capacity enhancement of Citizens on access to information from local to national levels.
- Budget tracking and monitoring for policy influencing.
- Research on key aspects of Uganda’s fiscal systems to enhance easy access, sharing and utilization of fiscal information.
- Evidence-based advocacy and civic awareness campaigns, including engagement with duty bearers.
- Advocating for increased pro-poor government spending on key sector/ or related specific issues within sectors such as education, health, agriculture, social protection and gender.
- Uganda Ministry of Finance Planning and economic development& Uganda Revenue Authority.
- Civil Society Organizations
- Local governments
Project intervention areas:
|West Nile Region||Acholi/Lango Region||Teso/Karamoja Region|