Joint Annual Transport Sector Review, May 2004

Project Name:

Joint Annual Transport Sector Review, May 2004

Country:

UGANDA

Project Location within Country:

Kampala

Professional Staff Provided by your Company:

Study Director / transport Planner, Institutional Expert, Civil Engineer, Development Sociologist

Name of Client:

Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

No. of staff:

4

Address of Client:

Ministry of Finance P.O. Box 8147, Kampala

No. of Man – Months:

96

Start Date (month / year)

May 2004

Completion Date (month / year)

March 2002

Approx. Value of Services / Financing Agency:

5US$ 49,854.13 / DANIDA

Names of Associated Firm(s) if any:

None

No. of Man-Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Firm(s):

N/A

Positions of senior staff involved:

  • Study Director / transport Planner – Eng. H.R.Kibuuka
  • Institutional Expert – Dr. Charles Kaira
  • Civil Engineer – Charles Bakaki
  • Development Sociologist – A. Sewaya
  • Institutional Specialist- Batte Francis

Detailed Narrative Description of project:

  1. To prepare an over-view Transport Sector Report for presentation at the Government/Donor JSR meeting through:

  2. a) highlighting of the revision of the Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP) and its consequent revised priorities of Government and resource allocation within the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), and its demand on the prioritisation of the activities within the transport sector;
    b) outlining of the Transport Sector systems, policies and strategies under the umbrella of the revised PEAP;
    c) reviewing the performance of the revised Road Sector Development Programme (RSDP2) during the first two years and assessing the impact of the MTEF on its future performance; and
  3. To provide rapporteur services during the JSR and to prepare the JSR report thereafter.

Detailed Description of Actual Services provided by your company:

    Detailed Description of Actual Services provided by your company:
  • Developing and agreeing with the RSDP-CU on the format of the Overview Report;
  • Liaise with the specific Government officials tasked to prepare the various papers to be presented for the JSR conference;
  • Examine the revised PEAP and assess its impacts on the Transport Sector in general and the Road Sector in particular;, highlighting the present transport network policies and strategies and the network status in terms of condition and traffic;
  • Review MFPED paper on RSDP2 performance and present its overview in terms of planned, achieved and setbacks over the past two years;
  • Review RSDP2 financing within the context of MTEF and highlight the need to prioritise the activities within the sector in view of counterpart funding for road improvement projects and the need for more flexibility in utilising donor funds;
  • Prepare the JSR meeting presentation material in MS Power Point for both the Overview Report and the Report on Review of the RSDP2; and
  • Perform the rapporteur function during the JSR conference and prepare a report on the JSR proceedings thereafter.
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