Uganda Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA). The Public Procurement Regulations, · Public Procurement Act, (1) This Act shall apply to all public procurement and disposal activities and in . (1) Where this Act conflicts with an obligation of the Republic of Uganda. Recognising the continuously changing public procurement environment, the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) has been.

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PPDA, which is the principal regulator of public procurement, is mandated by law to monitor compliance of procuring and disposing entities. I thank the organizers and ppds of this event and wish us all a successful Anti-Corruption Week. Chivayo Allegedly Squandered U.

The key findings revealed that the perception index about existence of corruption in public procurement was Mr Ojambo singled out common challenges or breaches of PPDA law as prolonged procurement process in the public entities, payment before delivery of goods, especially around June when the financial year is ending.

PPDA has also constituted a task force to closely monitor procurements in the High Spend Entities HSEs drawn from the key sectors with the pdpa procurement budgets with the aim of preventing ugsnda incidences of corruption by undertaking more frequent oversight on the risk areas vulnerable to corruption, improving the budget absorption rate and ultimately resulting into better procurement outcomes.

Corruption has always been perceived as being at a high level in Uganda by Transparency International. And as a result, the PPDA Act is currently being amended in order to improve on the efficiency and effectiveness of public procurement. Ladies and gentlemen, these are the vehicles to fighting corruption.

The theme this year is premised on the need to restoring public confidence; ie “Restoring Integrity in Public Service; Regaining Citizen Trust in the Anti-Corruption Fight,” communicating the importance of citizen participation in the fight against corruption and also allowing the anti-corruption agencies share their achievements and synergize to ensure ppdw delivery to ugnada people.


Key benefits of electronic procurement are: This is intended to eliminate influence peddling, encourage competition, fairness and hence achieve value for money. The Authority may at its own initiative or on application from an entity accredit an alternative public procurement or disposal system for qct entity that may not able to comply with a procurement or disposal procedure required under PPDA Uganra.

Wetaka is also the editor-in-charge of Up Country bureaus. Regulatory agencies of Uganda Finance in Uganda Organizations established in Kampala District establishments in Uganda Government procurement. Corruption at the evaluation stage leads to numerous complaints that further delay service delivery while corruption in contract management leads to unjustified cost variations, shoddy work and air supply.

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It is the “regulator of public procurement and ppca of public assets in Uganda”.

Govt Declares National Disaster. Masindi to Lose Vehicles Over U. AllAfrica is a voice of, by p;da about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. The amendments to the PPDA law have introduced several changes prominent of which is the strengthening and enhancement of the role of PPDA in the execution of its regulatory mandate.

The study also revealed that on gratification of public officials for award of public contracts: Over providers have been suspended by PPDA to-date. Members of the Contracts Committees, staff of Government Entities, and line Ministers are not allowed to conduct business with the Government institution in which they are employed or responsible for.

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Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. See What Everyone is Watching. Wetaka started his career as Mbale Daily Monitor freelance writer. The PPDA may suspend a provider from engaging in any procurement and disposal process on such grounds including among others, breach of the code of ethics. However, the staffing and funding at the authority has remained static since its creation in Pppda Unearth Mass Grave of People.


Wetaka has been a URN staff member since Wetaka is a keen follower of public affairs ugsnda, politics and religion. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

So who are these public officials being gratified? Augustine International University St. Most Popular Uganda across allAfrica.

To ensure that the public is not discouraged from reporting corruption there is need to have effective sanctions when fraudulent or corrupt acts are investigated and established. Where there is persistent or serious breach of the PPDA Act, regulations or guidelines made under the Act, the Authority may direct the concerned Government entity to take the necessary corrective action to set right the breach.

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PPDA in consultation with a competent authority and relevant stakeholders, is mandated to specify the public procurement contracts to be subject to a reservation scheme and to designate the particular sectors, within a specified geographical area, that are eligible to participate in the reservation scheme.

Public procurement regulations and guidelines, public assets disposal guidelines and regulations, SME training. This is aimed at reducing the rate of abuse of public funds in the name of ignorance of the law. Views Read Edit View history.