The government of Uganda with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched the national industrial policy with intention of job creation and wealth creation while driving the industrialization within the country and Africa at large. We have the details
The policy launched by government in partnership with the United Nations Development Program will guide strategic implementation of industrialization plans.
To streamline its efforts towards agro-industrialisation and improved agricultural production, a national industrial policy.
The policy will provide a framework for the Uganda’s industrialization agenda and contribute to job and wealth creation.
Speaking at the Launch of the National Industrial Policy 2020, Elsie Attafuah, the UNDP Resident Representative emphasized the role of the policy towards economic growth.
“Manufacturing is important and its the way to go, but its important that we remain strategic for Uganda in the short and long term, I am glad that the National industrialization Policy strikes a balance in this regard.”
The manufactures say this will streamline operations of doing business in the country.
The policy runs under the theme a framework of Uganda’s Industrialization, Employment and wealth creation, the industrial Policy is set to be the handbook for policy and strategic implementation that will harmonize all the stakeholders.