Ref N° 260

Combined external evaluation of the first phase and identification of a second phase of Kasese District Rural Community Development Program

Ministry of Local Government
Overall project value (EUR)
€ 42 090
Origin of funding
Proportion carried out by legal entity
Consortium members
Start date
June 2006
End date
July 2006
Number of staff provided
3 w/d

Detailed description of project Back

The Government of Uganda has been implementing the Decentralisation Policy for the last 13 years and remarkable achievements have been recorded. However, the Government is continuing to put in place mechanisms that will lead to efficient planning, management and delivery of basic services by strengthening the capacity of the Local Governments to execute their mandates.The Belgian Government/ BTC’s policy in regard to its support to Uganda is contained in the Uganda Country Strategy Paper. The paper identifies improved governance and continued pro-poor economic and social policy reform as a key impact area in which support for strengthening the Local Governments and improving the delivery of health and education are highlighted as key elements.

The first phase one of the Kasese District Rural Community Development Program dealt with a variety of sectors & themes including:

  • Rural Water Development;
  • Road Network Improvement;
  • Agriculture Extension;
  • Improvement of Health Care Delivery;
  • Support to Primary Education;
  • Enterprise Development;
  • District Office Housing Development;
  • District Land Use Planning;
  • District Development Planning., Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Creation of a Sub-County Development Fund.

Type of services provided

  • Determine the extent to which the program/objectives were achieved in accordance to project document (internal evaluation as background) Assess program relevance, and its contribution to (impact on) on the general objective, in a sustainable manner;
  • Review the co-financing arrangements and prospects for sustainability of the activities initiated by the program;
  • Assess effectiveness and overall efficiency of the implementation of the program;
  • Make conclusions and propose recommendations for the next phase;
  • Produce an identification document for the next phase.

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