The Vision implementation will be a responsibility of every citizen of Uganda in government, private sector, civil society, political organisations and any other institutions. However, it will be spearheaded by the president.

It will be implemented in line with the comprehensive National Development Planning Framework. Interventions will be sequenced and detailed in three 10-year plans; six 5-year national development plans, Sector Investment Plans (SIPs); Local Government Development Plans (LGDPs), Annual work plans and annual budgets.

Policy Implications

  • Accelerate the government reforms in the education system and the curriculum to obtain globally competitive human resource with skills relevant to the development paradigm. Develop and implement a specific policy to attract and retain top rated professionals in the Universities to make Uganda a centre of Excellence in Education the region. Facilitate partnership with international universities and attract them to set up campuses in Uganda.
  • It is envisaged that government would set up and invest directly in key strategic industries. Government will establish sector specific cluster based industrial zones and establish a specific policy to support off shoring industries.
  • It is most desirable that the parliamentary system be remodeled from a unicameral to bi-cameral one to facilitate developmental democracy by retaining some of the most experienced and venerable citizenry in the newly created Upper Chamber/House alongside the elected Lower House.
  • Establish an infrastructure fund to significantly lower the cost of infrastructure development.
  • The need to develop a universal health insurance system through public private partnership.


The financing of this Vision will be mainly by the government,CSOs, development partners and the private sector. Government will mobilise resources using conventional and innovative non-conventional means of financing including; tax and non-tax revenues, revenue from oil and gas, Public Private Partnerships, concessional loans and grants, borrowing from domestic and international markets. The revenue from oil and gas will be used to kick start major infrastructure development projects to enhance the country’s competitiveness. The domestic and international borrowing shall include; domestic and sovereign infrastructure bonds, venture and investment funds.

There will be regular monitoring and evaluation of the Uganda Vision 2040 in line with the mechanisms provided for in the Comprehensive National Development Planning Framework.

The Uganda Vision 2040 is a document that outlines the path and key strategies to operationalize Uganda’s Vision as approved by Cabinet in 2007