To deepen the decentralisation process; improve household incomes; enable inclusive, sustainable, balanced and equitable socio-economic transformation; and increase accountability at local levels.
The Model positions the PARISH as the epicenter of multi-sectoral community development, planning, implementation, supervision and accountability. Parish as the lowest reference unit for planning, budgeting and delivery of interventions to drive socio-economic transformation.
The PDM wil create Wealth, Employment and increase Household Incomes.
The PDM has seven Pillars i.e.
(1) Production, Storage, Processing and Marketing;
(2) Infrastructure and Economic Services;
(3) Financial Inclusion;
(4) Social Services;
(5) Mindset change;
(6) Parish Based Management Information System
(7) Governance and Administration.
The PDM is therefore a Government approach that delivers a package of services and entails;
Coffee, Cotton, Cocoa, Cassava, Tea, Vegetable Oils (Inc. Oil Palm), Maize, Rice, Sugar Cane, Fish, Diary, Beef, Bananas, Beans, Avocado, Shea Nut, Cashew Nuts, Macadamia
The PDM is aligned to the following 5 strategic objectives of the NDPIII;
i) Enhance value addition in Key Growth Opportunities.
ii) Strengthen private sector capacity to drive growth and create jobs.
iii) Consolidate & increase stock and quality of Productive Infrastructure.
iv) Enhance productivity and well-being of Population.
v) Strengthen the role of the State in guiding and facilitating development.
i). Organization: Organising Ugandans that are currently operating in the subsistence economy to access quality inputs, tailored technical assistance, guaranteed markets, subsidized credit etc, through Associations, aimed at mitigating the diseconomies of scale (in savings, production, marketing and extension services), poor quality inputs/output, lack of reliable production advice, information (on) and connectivity to commodity and financial markets and post-harvest losses.
Market orientation: The PDM shall encourage market-based approaches that strengthen the value chains,incentivise competition, efficiency, and innovation that will drive down the requirement for Government support over time.
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P.O Box 7037,Kampala.