Partnerships

Uganda Development Bank (UDB) and European Union (EU) Announced Second Tourism Facility

Submitted by on Wed, 01/04/2023 - 03:25

In partnership with the European Union, the National Development Finance Institution, the Uganda Development Bank launched the second tourism facility worth over Ushs 62 billion as a recovery plan for tourism operators from COVID-19 devastating effects.

The total facility is made up of Ushs 40 billion ring-fenced funds from UDB and complemented by a grant of Ushs 21.8 billion from the European Union. A lenient criterion was adapted like incorporating the list of eligible expenditures the companies initiated to make tourism establishments more environmentally friendly.



Inline with the Human Capital Development Porgramme’s objective of improving population health, safety and management during the NDPIII period, Parliament of Uganda passed the Uganda Human Organ Donation and Transplant Bill, 2022 in September, 2022

Submitted by on Wed, 01/04/2023 - 03:06

The Bill seeks to establish a legal framework for organ, cell and tissue transplants within the country. Additionally, the Bill also establishes the Uganda Organ and Transplant Council to oversee and regulate organ and cell donation and transplants. Othe Bills, passed by the Parliamentary Pensions (Amendment) Bill, 2022; and the Computer Misuse (Amendment) Bill, 2022, with amendments.


Government of the Republic of Uganda signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Forensics Science University of India focussed at the establishment of the National Forensics Science University (NFSU)

Submitted by on Wed, 01/04/2023 - 03:05

The MoU was signed the Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs on behalf of Uganda while the vice chancellor of the NFSU signed on behalf of the Indian Government. The MoU is focussed at the establishment of the National Forensics Science University (NFSU) campus in Uganda to provide specialized training to security and law enforcement agencies as well as other sectors of Government. The establishment of the NFSU campus in Uganda will greatly improve on the efficiency of security agencies not only in Uganda but the region at large.



EAC signs MoU with Arcadia University, USA, to operationalise the Nyerere Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution in Arusha, Tanzania

Submitted by on Wed, 01/04/2023 - 03:01

In September 2022, EAC and Arcadia University, USA, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in the operationalization of the Nyerere Center for Peace and Conflict resolution in Arusha, Tanzania. The MoU was signed at the Arcadia University, Pennsylvania, USA, and establishes the framework for operations of the Nyerere Center for Peace Research and the terms of the operational partnership between the EAC, the International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program at Arcadia University, and the American Graduate School for International Relations and Diplomacy.


Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and Wild places Africa and Tiang Tian Group sign concessional agreements

Submitted by on Tue, 11/08/2022 - 16:16

In a bid to develop Uganda’s Tourism and the Hospitality sector, UWA  signed concession Agreements on the 7th April, 2022 with two private sector players; Wild places Africa and Tiang Tian Group to develop high - end tourist accommodation facilities to cater for a certain level of guests at Murchison falls National Park and Kyambura Wildlife Reserve in Queen Elizabeth National park protected areas respectively.


Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo sign a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen peace and security at the border between the two countries.

Submitted by on Tue, 11/08/2022 - 14:23

The Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs (MoDVA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to establish a secure and stable environment along Uganda’s border points. The MoU will seek to strengthen border control and security between the two countries.


DPP Signs MOU with URSB for Joint Prosecutions

Submitted by on Thu, 05/05/2022 - 09:36

The office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen prosecution of cases arising from laws administered by URSB. URSB has mandate to enforce laws related to interfering with Intellectual Property Rights, patent right registration, trademarks as well as those related to registration of companies.


SEATINI and FSME Partner to Enhance Growth and Competitiveness of MSMEs

Submitted by on Thu, 05/05/2022 - 09:35

On 30th March, 2022, Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) Uganda signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Federation of Small and Medium-sizes Enterprises (FSME) to enhance growth and competitiveness of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).


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