Policy and Legal



Parliament approves the Human Organ Donation and Tissue Transplant Bill

Submitted by on Wed, 01/04/2023 - 03:50

In September 2022, Parliament passed the Uganda Human Organ Donation and Transplant Bill 2022 setting tough penalties for dealing in human organs for commercial purposes. The Bill seeks to establish a legal framework for organ, cell and tissue transplant in Uganda. The Bill also seeks to regulate the conduct of donation and transplant activities in the country. In an attempt to prevent vices associated with human organ donation and transplantation, Parliament approved a life sentence for persons who deal in human organs and tissue for commercial purposes.


Total Energies Uganda Reinforces its Commitment to Sustainability Initiatives In Road Safety, Biodiversity & Cultural Heritage Conservation in the Albertine Region

Submitted by on Wed, 01/04/2023 - 03:27

Total Energies (EP) reaffirmed its commitment to sustainable development initiatives through the signing of four agreements aimed at enhancing road safety, cultural heritage and biodiversity conservation in the Albertine region. The company signed the following agreements:




Parliament approves the Human Organ Donation and Tissue Transplant Bill

Submitted by on Tue, 11/08/2022 - 16:55

In September 2022, Parliament passed the Uganda Human Organ Donation and Transplant Bill 2022 setting tough penalties for dealing in human organs for commercial purposes. The Bill seeks to establish a legal framework for organ, cell and tissue transplant in Uganda. The Bill also seeks to regulate the conduct of donation and transplant activities in the country. In an attempt to prevent vices associated with human organ donation and transplantation, Parliament approved a life sentence for persons who deal in human organs and tissue for commercial purposes.


The Agriculture Value Chain Development (AVCD) Strategy approved

Submitted by on Tue, 11/08/2022 - 16:18

The AVCD Strategy is aligned to the NDP III and PDM Framework. It spells out WHAT needs to be done at the various levels of the agricultural value chain, the HOW to do it. It also specifies the roles of the different program actors (WHO). The AVC is tandem with the objectives of the Agro-Industrialization Programme under Uganda’s third NDP III programme such as increasing the agricultural sector growth rate from 3.8 in FY2020/21 percent to 6.0 percent FY 2020/21.


Government of Uganda launches e-registry to ensure efficient and effective public service deliveryed towards reinforcing government’s r

Submitted by on Tue, 11/08/2022 - 14:34

Throught the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MoIA), Government rolled out e-registry to ensure increased effective and efficient public service delivery, transparency and citizen participation. This is intended attaininig effective and efficient public service delivery.


NITA-U develops Enterprise Enterprise Architecture and e-Government Interoperability Framework Reference Architecture (GIRA) to improve Government’s service delivery, accountability and transparency.

Submitted by on Tue, 11/08/2022 - 14:29

This will help avoid digital fragmentation of services and data; improve sharing and reusing of information among MDAs; improve information exchange between MDAs; and increase cooperation between MDAs. This is all geared towards reinforcing government’s rate of service delivery, accountability and transparency.


Pages