Despite the enactment of a number of public finance management reforms since the 1990s, misappropriation of public funds in Uganda remains a challenge. Many scandalous cases such as billions being stolen through ghost pensioners. This prompted several donor agencies to suspend budget support to Uganda in 2012. In response to this and other challenges, the government took advantage of provisions in existing laws and regulations to initiate a number of new reforms and measures to further strengthen public financial management and improve public service delivery.
The attached report therefore examines the progress and impact of the various on-going public finance management reforms undertaken by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development since 2012/13.
Download the report from the Economic Policy Research Centre here: A review of Uganda’s public finance management reforms 2012-2014
For more information and additional reports on finance and economy in Uganda, visit the Economic Policy Research Centre website.