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Parliament starts scrutinizing PDM regional reports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has started scrutinizing sub-regional oversight reports on the implementation of the Parish Development Model (PDM), weeks after President Yoweri Museveni’s address to the House. The PDM programme targets 39 per cent of households which are still in subsistence farming, with the objective of enabling …

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MPs break off to oversee Parish Development Model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, granted legislators a two-week recess to conduct oversight into the operation of the Parish Development Model. In a letter addressed to the MPs, the Speaker said that in May 2022, Parliament appropriated Shs1.49 trillion to the Parish Development Model …

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Former minister punches holes in Parish Development Model

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Minister of Agriculture Hope Ruhindi Mwesigye has expressed doubt over the Parish Development Model that is being implemented by the government as a tool to uplift the livelihood of 39% of Ugandans from subsistence to cash economy. The former Kabale District Woman MP …

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Museveni rallies private sector to support Parish Development Model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the Pprivate sector to support the Parish Development Model. Museveni made the remarks while speaking on Thursday during the second Bi-annual Presidential Chief Executive Officers Forum (PCF) which he hosted at his country home in Irenga, Ntungamo district. The …

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PDM beneficiaries task gov’t on coordination offices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has been asked to set up offices at the lower local council to support the effective coordination and monitoring of the Parish Development Model-PDM program. The program comes in as the latest poverty alleviation scheme in which the government targets to directly support …

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Moroto district embarks on sensitization of local leaders on PDM

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Moroto district authorities have embarked on mobilizing and sensitizing local leaders at all levels on the implementation of the Parish Development Model-PDM. Those attending the training at Kalip hall in Moroto town include village council leaders, councilors, municipal and district technical staff. Pauline Prisca Angolore, the …

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Government to use Oxfam gender tool in Parish Development Model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The minister of state for Gender, Labour and Social Development, Asamo Grace Hellen has promised to support the idea of using a gender tool dubbed Gender Action Learning System (GALS) methodology as government moves to implement the Parish Development Model. This methodology was developed in …

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Activists want women at the forefront of Parish Development Model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Economic justice activists are worried that the anticipated intentions of the Parish Development Model-PDM may not be fully realized if women are not allowed equal or even higher stakes in its implementation. The program is a new strategy designed to improve household incomes and lift …

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Gov’t on the spot over parish model implementation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Budget Committee have queried the government’s preparedness to implement the Parish Development Model (PDM). The MPs think that the apparent strategy to promote increased incomes intended to alleviate communities from poverty, is ‘ill-prepared’ and could go to waste if the …

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