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PDM leaders in Kasese gets motorcycles

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 44 motorcycles have been delivered to LC III chairpersons in Kasese district to aid them to monitor the implementation of the Parish Development Model Programme-PDM. The programme is a new government initiative intended at uplifting 39 per cent of Ugandans who are …

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MPs cast doubts on implementation of Parish Development Model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have expressed fear that government’s flag ship programme, the Parish Development Model (PDM) is likely to fail because most parishes are not yet prepared. MPs said that although the programme is inclined towards agricultural production and marketing, many parishes lack key infrastructure like …

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Nine arrested for extorting money from Namayingo PDM groups

Namayingo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nine suspects accused of extorting an unspecified amount of money from different groups under the Parish Development Model-PDM between April and May 2022, are in custody at Namayingo central police station. It is alleged that the suspects, whose identities have been withheld, were soliciting money …

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Farmers in Rwenzori ask gov’t to exclude coffee from PDM

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Coffee farmers in Rwenzori region want the government to exclude coffee from the enterprises to be catered for under the Parish Development Model-PDM program. They argue that PDM is meant to help elevate poor people out of poverty and it’s important to recognize that most …

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MPs oppose UGX 7.5Bn budget for new sub-county police posts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Budget Committee has opposed a Shillings 7.5 billion budget request by the Uganda Police Force to construct police posts at sub-county level in order to secure funds for the Parish Development Model (PDM). The proposed budget was communicated to the committee by Rosemary Nyakikongoro, the …

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Parliament opposes transfer of UWEP funds to Parish Devt Model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government’s proposal to move money from the Uganda Women Empowerment Project (UWEP) to the Parish Development Model (PDM) has been rejected by legislators who said that the move will affect the welfare of women. A total of Shs29.2 billion out of the UWEP budget of Sh32 …

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Re-allocate Shs319 billion Lubowa hospital budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chairperson of the Finance Committee, Keefa Kiwanuka has advised the Minister of Finance to re-allocate the Shs319 billion earmarked in the 2022/2023 budget for the International Specialised Hospital in Lubowa. This was during the meeting with the Ministers of Finance, led by Matia Kasaija while …

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