Did the National Development Plan take into account the recommendations of "Enhancing Wildlife's Contribution to growth, employment and prosperity" report?
Poverty eradication has been one the major goals of the Uganda Government since the mid-late 1980s. In July 2008, the Government produced a major document, the Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP), to guide its investments to foster the transformation of Uganda into a prosperous and peaceful society. The Poverty Eradication Action Plan set the arena for government sectors and subsectors including the Wildlife subsector to evaluate their performance and make strategies to help consolidate gains attained to date as well as to address challenges and constraints during the impletion period. As part of their contribution to the National Development Plan (NDP) 2010/11-2014/15 that replaced PEAP as Uganda’s national development framework, the Wildlife Sub-sector through their self-evaluation report made recommendations to guide the enhancement of wildlife contribution to the national development (Kaggwa et al 2009). The purpose of this report is to review the extent to which the NDP adopted the recommendations of the Wildlife and Prosperity report (Kaggwa et al 2009).
This publication is an output of the Poverty and Conservation Learning Group (PCLG), Uganda - Discussion Paper, Number 8