CSO Agro Industrialization Position Paper on the NBFP FY2022-23

CSO Agro Industrialization Position Paper on the NBFP FY2022-23

The preparation of this agriculture sector position paper on the National Budget Framework Paper (NBFP) for the Financial Year (FY) 2022/23 has been realized through the collective contributions of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) including), Caritas Uganda, Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI), Participatory Ecological Land Use Management(PELUM), Eastern and Southern Africa Small Scale Farmers’ Forum (ESSAF),…

The preparation of this agriculture sector position paper on the National Budget Framework Paper (NBFP) for the Financial Year (FY) 2022/23 has been realized through the collective contributions of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) including), Caritas Uganda, Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI), Participatory Ecological Land Use Management(PELUM), Eastern and Southern Africa Small Scale Farmers’ Forum (ESSAF), World Vision Uganda(WVU) with coordination from Food Rights Alliance (FRA) and technical support from Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG).

 

The views and opinions expressed in this position paper are a result of an analysis of the program’s National Budget Framework Paper (NBFP) (FY) 2022/23National Development Plan III, the Program Implementation Action Plan and experiences of the above organizations in the Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries sector. These have further been orchestrated by the continuous engagements they have under taken in a bid to improve program performance.

 

We commend the Government of Uganda for adhering to the provisions of the Section 9 (3) of the Public Finance Management Act, 2015 (Amended) and Section 9 (5) and the Constitution of Uganda. We further appreciate Parliament through the Committee of Agriculture for according space to Civil Society to maximumly engage and contribute to the process of developing the National Budget every financial year and for adopting our recommendations in the past years.

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