Uganda’s Land Information System – Transforming land management

Registering land was one of the biggest challenges in Uganda until the intervention of World Bank through the Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP). Interview with Ms Dorcas W. Okalany, the permanent secretary, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development What necessitated the implementation of the land component under the World Bank supported Project called […]

Tanzania adopts Uganda’s Land Information System

KAMPALA – Officials from the Tanzania land ministry have applauded the Uganda land information centre in combating land-related problems and reducing on time for carrying out land searches. The nine-member delegation from the ministry of land, housing and human settlements was led by Walter Lungu on an induction of the national land information centre and […]

Uganda: Teacher management information system reveals recruitment problems

A new tracking system has discovered that over 1,500 teachers are due to retire in six months will no recruitment plan by Government. Government schools have a staff shortage of 26,000 – 7,000 at the primary level and up to 19,000 for the secondary school levels. The planned recruitment of 4,000 teachers this financial year […]

Global Fund frustrates Uganda’s plans to strengthen health information infrastructures

On 20 March 2017, the Uganda country coordinating mechanism (CCM) submitted a funding request to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria containing three components: TB/HIV, malaria and RSSH (resilient and sustainable systems for health). The CCM also submitted a proposed program split for its 2017-2019 allocation. According the Global Fund Observer, however, […]

Innovation Africa Digital Summit 2017

Innovation Africa Digital Summit 25 – 27 April 2017, Kampala The IAD summit will be attended by a unique blend of around 300 high level decision makers from across Africa, including those people responsible for the development and implementation of Smart public sector projects e.g Smart Cities, Smart Government, Smart Healthcare, Smart Education. These CIOs, […]

Uganda Water Supply Atlas

The Water Supply Database is a database maintained by Ugandan Ministry of Water & Environment that provides stakeholders with good knowledge and information on matters concerning the current safe water supply coverage, functionality and distribution of water among others. The database covers all 112 districts of Uganda and Water information from Point Water Sources, Piped […]

Land Conflict Mapping Tool

The Land Conflict Mapping Tool (LCMT) is a project undertaken by Human Rights Focus, an NGO based in Gulu, northern Uganda with funding and support from the United Nations Peacebuilding Programme in Acholiland, and in particular the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, The United Nations Development Programme and the World Food Programme. Through developing a tool to […]

Uganda adopts GIS-based addressing system

Digital mapping services and solutions provider, mapIT has announced the launch of the National Postcode & Addressing System, the Entebbe Pilot Project for Uganda. Joining hands with SatNav East Africa in May 2012, Uganda’s pioneer in GPS technology, the company has been working on the pilot project of the Entebbe SatCodes solution. The project involved […]

Modernisation of land administration services in Uganda

The Land Information System will replace the current manual system of land allocation, deed plan preparation and land registration. The LIS will: Provide a set of technical processes and procedures for the registration of rights and interests in real estate units in Uganda by supporting the MLHUD business workflows in its main fields of intervention […]

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