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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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Corruption is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. However, serious challenges persist including corruption, non-compliance with the procurement Act and Regulations, un-standardized procurement processes across Procuring and Disposal Entities, continuous delays in delivery of supplies and services, and wastage of resources through uncompetitive and closed purchases. Mr Moses Ojambo, the PPDA executive director, said the prime objective of the Baraza was to give accountability on service delivery to the people of Mbale.

Role of PPDA – The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority

Over providers have been suspended by PPDA to-date. Corruption has always been perceived as being at a high level in Uganda by Transparency International.

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.

To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here. The Authority is thankful to the following partners with whom it works closely in the uganea against corruption: Ladies and gentlemen, these are the vehicles to fighting corruption.

We need to work together to improve our ranking. PPDA, which is the principal regulator of public procurement, is mandated by law to monitor compliance of procuring and disposing entities. Scores Die in Bus Crash in Zimbabwe. And as a result, the PPDA Act is currently being amended in order to improve on the efficiency and effectiveness of public procurement.


Role of PPDA

See What Everyone is Watching. Augustine International University St. Key benefits of electronic procurement ugznda The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority PPDA is a parastatal organisation in Uganda that is responsible for regulation and supervision of procurement and disposal of government-owned property and other assets. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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He was presenting a paper on audit and investigations issues ugansa the 5th procurement Baraza for Mbale District local government, Mbale Municipal Council, and Mbale Regional Referral Hospital in Mbale Town yesterday. The Authority may at its own initiative or on application from an entity accredit an alternative public procurement or disposal system for an entity that may not able to comply with a procurement or disposal procedure required under PPDA Act.

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The lack of experienced trained procurement officers in the districts and some central government ministries creates hardship in observing procurement regulations and guidelines. All bureau chiefs out of Kampala answer to Wetaka.

The pilot Entities are: He was also the Open Gate FM reporter, anchor, talk show host and news editor from InUganda faired badly at st position out of countries according to the Corruption Perceptions Index ppda by Transparency International. Key to the success of this project is change management given the huge number of stakeholders of this system.

Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority

This is intended to eliminate influence peddling, encourage competition, fairness and hence achieve value for money. It is not enough to sanction the private sector, disciplinary measures including administrative and criminal sanctions should also be enforced against errant and corrupt public officers. I thank the organizers and sponsors of this event and wish us all a successful Anti-Corruption Week. However, the staffing and funding at the authority has remained static since its creation in Govt Declares National Disaster.


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. 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.

Regulatory agencies of Uganda Finance in Uganda Organizations established in Kampala District establishments in Uganda Government procurement. The theme this year is premised on the need to pdpa 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 service delivery to our people.

Wetaka started his career as Mbale Daily Monitor freelance writer. Wetaka is a keen follower of public affairs ugandda, politics and religion. Wetaka is also the editor-in-charge of Up Country bureaus. PPDA in consultation with a yganda 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.

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