Uganda

10-Dec-2019

African Development Bank and partners inaugurate Shango power substation in Rwanda to facilitate access to the regional electricity market

The African Development Bank, Embassy of Germany in Rwanda and the KfW Development Bank joined the Government of Rwanda to inaugurate the high voltage 188 MVA Shango power substation in the capital Kigali and its related transmission network. The substation is part of the NELSAP Regional Interconnection Project involving Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, DRC and Burundi. The Rwandan component, at an estimated cost of 111.03 million euros, involves the construction of 286 km of 220 kV lines, three substations and the upgrade of two substations. The African Development Fund, part of the African...
02-Dec-2019

EOI - Multinational - Capacity Building to Women Informal Cross Border Traders in Rwanda under the Project : Inclusive Cross Border Trade Capacity Development

The Government of Rwanda has received funds (Grant) from the African Development Bank, acting for the EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund (EI-AITF), towards the cost of implementation of the Multinational: Uganda/Rwanda: Busega - Mpigi and KagitumbaKayonza - Rusumo Roads Project: Rehabilitation and Widening Works for KagitumbaKayonza - Rusumo Road (208 km), and intends to apply part of this grant to cover eligible payments for the Consultancy Services to support to the transport sector: “Capacity Building to Women Informal Cross Border Traders in Rwanda under the Project Entitled “Inclusive...
29-Nov-2019

Uganda - Kampala City Roads Rehabilitation Project - Project Appraisal Report

The Kampala City Roads Rehabilitation Project (KCRRP) is part of a citywide infrastructural improvement program that seeks to meet the Government’s long-term development strategy as outlined in the Government’s Vision 2040, which aims to increase and improve the quality of infrastructure stock to foster transformation of the Uganda’s economy from low income to a more competitive upper middle- income status. The project is aimed at tackling congestion in the city of Kampala through improvement of road network, upgrading of traffic junctions, and enhanced drainage capacity to mitigate flooding...
11-Nov-2019

EOI - Uganda - Consultancy Services for carrying out Design Review, Construction Supervision and Contract Administration of the upgrading of key road junctions, upgrading and dualling of major Kampala City road links - KCRRP

The Government of the Republic of Uganda (GoU) has applied for financing from the African Development Bank towards the cost of the Kampala City Roads Rehabilitation Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan, whose disbursement in respect of the signed contracts will be subject to approval of financing by the Bank, to make eligible payments under the contracts for the provision of “Consultancy Services for carrying out Design Review, Construction Supervision  and  Contract Administration of the  upgrading of key road junctions, upgrading and dualling of...
11-Nov-2019

SPN - Uganda - Supply of connection materials, ready-boards and Pre-paid metres to intensify the last mile connections for new customers near to the existing grid in project áreas (LOT 9A, 9B & and 9C)

This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No. AfDB715-10/15 of 16th October 2015, and on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website (www.afdb.org ). The Government of has received a loan from the African Development Bank (ADB) in various currencies towards the cost of Uganda Rural Electricity Access Project.  It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan/financing will be applied to eligible payments under the contract for Supply of connection...
04-Nov-2019

Policy Brief - Strengthening Private Sector Engagement in the Oil and Gas Value Chain in Uganda

The discovery of oil and gas in Uganda has created unprecedented opportunities that can stimulate sustainable development. One of the tools to achieving value creation through the newfound resource is through enhanced private sector engagement, particularly small and medium enterprises (SMEs) given their presence across sectors. Nevertheless, the lack of understanding of the oil and gas value chain and applicable standards may hinder the effective participation of SMEs, thus affecting their ability to boost local skills development, job creation and inclusive economic development. In...
04-Nov-2019

Issue Paper - Strengthening Private Sector Engagement in the Oil and Gas Value Chain in Uganda and Kenya

This paper is a product of the Strathmore Extractives Industry Centre (SEIC) and the Extractives Baraza (EB) in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) through the Africa Legal Support Facility (ALSF) and the African Natural Resource Centre (ANRC), under a grant from the Ford Foundation to support Uganda and Kenya’s Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) working in value chain of the oil and gas sector.
24-Oct-2019

EOI - Uganda-Ghana - De-Risking Agricultural Finance for Small-holder Farmers in Africa Project - PASS

The Private Agricultural Support Trust (PASS) received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the De-Risking Agricultural Finance Project,and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Individual Consultant – Regional Coordinator Uganda-Ghana. The DAFS project will: (i) promote crop insurance to smallholder farmers by minimising climate-related supply chain disruptions; and (ii) improve financing and investment to the agricultural sector through credit guarantee schemes. DAFS will enhance access to finance by...
10-Oct-2019

Republic Of Uganda - Proposal For a Grant of Us $1,000,000 as Emergency Assistance to Support the National Ebola Viral Disease Preparedness and Response Plan - Emergency and Special Assistance Grants

An Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak was notified to the World Health Organization (WHO) by the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on 1st August 2018 in Mabalako health zone, Beni territory in North Kivu Province, after four blood specimens tested positive for Ebola Zaire Virus. After analysis, this outbreak was confirmed to be separate from the 9th outbreak that had just ended in Orientale Province in Western DRC, making this the 10th EVD outbreak in DRC. From August 2018 to 10th June 2019, 2,062 cases (1,968 confirmed) with 1,390 deaths (1,296 confirmed) and...
27-Sep-2019

Uganda - Electricity Transport (Mbarara – Nkenda & Tororo – Lira Power Transmission Lines) - Project Appraisal Reports

The development objective of the project was to expand the national transmission grid to enable Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (UETCL) to transmit power from upcoming 85 MW plants (50 MW from Mupta and 35 MW from several mini-hydro plants in the Region), and improve access, reliability and quality of electricity supply in the country.
26-Sep-2019

African Development Bank debars On-Track Technical Services Limited for 18 months for fraudulent practices

The African Development Bank Group on 26 September 2019 announced the debarment of On-Track Technical Services Limited, a Uganda-registered engineering company, for 18 months after it found the company to be engaged in fraudulent practices. An investigation conducted by the Bank’s Office of Integrity and Anti-Corruption established that On-Track Technical Services Limited engaged in fraudulent practices while bidding under the Uganda Rural Electricity Access Project. While participating in a tender for a contract for the design, supply and installation of medium voltage networks and last-...
24-Sep-2019

Multinational - Lake Victoria Maritime Communications and Transport Project - Appraisal report

The project will address significant safety of life and transport planning issues on Lake Victoria to encourage increased transport and trade on the Lake. Specifically,the project will provide Maritime Communications System for safety on Lake Victoria, including the implementation of a Maritime Safety Coordination Centre and Search and Rescue centres on the Lake, and produce a maritime transport strategy for the EAC.The estimated total project cost is UA 25.95 million (USD 36,583,822). The proposed financing from ADF window amounts to UA 17.75 million (USD 25,014,522).The European Union –...
23-Sep-2019

EOI - Uganda - Consultancy to undertake skills development and economic empowerment of women and youth in selected enterprises in 10 towns covered under the STWSSP project towns

The Government of Uganda has received financing from the African Development Fund (ADF) towards the cost of the Strategic Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project (STWSSP).  It is intended that part of the agreed amounts of these funds will be used for payments under the contract for skills development and economic empowerment of women and youth in selected enterprises in 10 towns covered under the Project as indicated in the table below:
18-Sep-2019

EOI - Uganda - Strengthening the Adaptive Capacity and Resilience of Communities in Uganda's watersheds - GEFID

The Government of the Republic of Uganda has received financing from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) toward the cost of the “Strengthening the Adaptive Capacity and Resilience of Communities in Uganda's watersheds” project and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan/grant to payments under the contract to hire a consulting firm to produce GEF and AfDB Board Project documents for the “Strengthening the Adaptive Capacity and Resilience of Communities in   Uganda's watersheds” project.  
16-Sep-2019

Eastern Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2018 - 2022

The Bank Group Regional Integration Strategy Paper for Eastern Africa (EA RISP) 2018-2022 articulates strategic priorities and a corresponding indicative Operational program for the Bank’s support to regional economic integration in Eastern Africa. It has been prepared in the larger context of the Bank’s strategic direction and recent regional, continental and global developments. These developments include the adoption, in 2015, of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the African Union (AU) Agenda 2063, the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA), and the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)...
13-Sep-2019

Uganda - National Climate Change Profile

The Republic of Uganda (henceforth, ‘Uganda’, shown below in Figure 1-1) is a landlocked country in East Africa in the African Great Lakes region. Lake Victoria covers a substantial portion of southern Uganda. The country has a tropical equatorial climate. Uganda is the 9th most populous country in Africa with a population of ~38,982,000 people, and the rate of population growth is relatively fast (~3.3%, 3rd highest in Africa).
09-Sep-2019

EOI - Uganda - Consultancy services - Earth Energy 20mw Biomass Power - Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA)

Earth Energy Limited (“EE”) is a renewable energy project developer that has received a grant from the African Development Bank (AfDB) toward the cost of completing the development of a 20MW Biomass Power Plant in Uganda (“Project”). The Project shall use locally produced biomass supplied by a network of smallholder farmers engaged by the developer under REPARLE (Renewable Energy Powering Agriculture and Rural Livelihood Enhancement).
26-Aug-2019

IFB - Uganda - Design, Supply, and Installation of Medium Voltage networks and last mile consumer connections (Lot-11, 12 and 13)

This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No. AfDB715-10/15 of 16th October 2015, and on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website (www.afdb.org). The Government of has received a loan from the African Development Bank (ADB) and grants from the European Union - Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund (EU-AITF) in various currencies towards the cost of Uganda Rural Electricity Access Project.  It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan/financing will...
26-Aug-2019

IFB - Uganda - Design, Supply, and Installation of Medium Voltage networks and last mile consumer connections (Lot-10 - Concrete)

This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No. AfDB715-10/15 of 16th October 2015, and on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website (www.afdb.org). The Government of has received a loan from the African Development Bank (ADB) and grants from the European Union - Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund (EU-AITF) in various currencies towards the cost of Uganda Rural Electricity Access Project.  It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan/financing will be...
09-Aug-2019

EOI - Uganda - Consultancy services to conduct capacity building and training activities in GIS for selected stakeholders, develop and test GIS databases under FIEFOC 2 project

The Government of Uganda, has received financing from the African Development Bank towards the cost of the Farm Income Enhancement and Forest Conservation Programme -Project-2 (FIEFOC-2), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount of this loan to payments under the contract for provision of consultancy services to conduct Capacity Building and Training Activities in GIS for selected stakeholders, develop and test GIS databases under FIEFOC 2 project.