Uganda and Germany successfully concluded government negotiations on the development cooperation program for the next two years. Germany committed a total of 93.5m EUR in grants.
The negotiations are aimed at agreeing on the development cooperation program for the next two years.
Both sides agreed on new programs in the focus areas Energy, Water and Rural Development.
These sectors are amongst the priority areas for Uganda. Further initiatives to strengthen Governance and Civil Society were concluded.
All bilateral programs are implemented by GIZ and KfW – the German Development Bank.
All initiatives aim to support Uganda to achieve its national targets within the Agenda 2030.
Germany committed additional funding to assist Uganda in addressing the current refugee crisis caused by the renewed outbreak of fighting in South Sudan in July this year.