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Investing in Water and Environment

This fact sheet presents the budget proposals by the Ministry of Water and Environment as per the Uganda National Budget Framework Paper FY 2017/18 - 2021/22 and the  medium term sector policy objectives towards the targets set out in the NDP.

Investing in Social Development

This fact sheet provides the social development sector objectives and the percentage of budget allocation to the social development sector as projected by the Uganda National Budget Framework Paper FY 2017/18 - 2021/22.

Investing in Human Capital Development

This fact sheet outlines priorities of the human capital development budget as per the 2017/18 National Budget Framework Paper through a composite measure of all respective sectors like education, water and environment, health and social development. 

Investing in Health

This fact sheet finds that the health sector still accounts for 5.7% of the national resource envelope. In 2017/18 however, health budget allocation is projected to decrease by nearly 30% from the previous 1,828.07 billion shillings. 60% of this year’s allocation will be spent on recurrent expenditures. 

Investing in Education

This fact sheet looks at the education sector objectives in  line with Uganda's 2020 middle income aspiration and the nominal decline in budget allocation to education sector as per the 2017/18 National Budget Framework Paper. 

Investing in Child Protection

In the absence of a dedicated child protection sector, investments for child protection are scattered within other sector budgets. This fact sheet looks at child protection budget allocations across relevant sectors as per the National Budget Framework Paper FY 2017/18 - 2021/22

Early Childhood Development in Uganda’s Education Sector

The factsheet presents the current status of Early Childhood Development in Uganda and its significance for the education sector.

Child Poverty and Deprivation in Uganda

The fact-sheet presents the status and rates of multiple deprivations for the four principal regions of Uganda.

This brief highlights that between 2014 and 2015, the West Nile region registered an improvement of 3.6% in the proportion of people with access to handwashing facilities. Such efforts propelled the region from seventh to third place with regards to this indicator nationally.

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