PRDP

Overview
•The Peace, Recovery and Development Plan for Northern Uganda (PRDP), is a Comprehensive Development Framework
•The PRDP is a commitment by Government to stabilise and recover the North
–Original at inception (2008) of the plan 40 districts were beneficiaries but currently more district benefit
•PRDP has a time frame of 3 yrs(2009/10 -2011/12)
•Quote: All the main actors, Government, Districts, Civil Society, Development Partners, and the local communities to join hands and work together, in order to ensure that the PRDP delivers for Northern Uganda.
PRDP is a planning and monitoring framework (not a project/programme)
•Development efforts of other partners / NGOs be directed towards the attainment of the outputs of the PRDP strategic objectives
–Direct Budget Support (e.g. UNICEF)
–Below the budget line ( e.g. IRC)

PRDP Strategic Objectives
•Strategic Objective 1: Consolidation of State Authority
–Facilitation of Peace Agreement Initiatives
–Police Enhancement Programme
–Judicial Services Enhancement Programme
–Prisons Enhancement Programme
–Rationalization of Auxiliary Forces Programme
–Local Government Enhancement Programme
•Strategic Objective 2: Rebuilding and Empowering Communities
–Humanitarian Assistance Programme
–Return and Resettlement of IDPs Programme
–Community Empowerment and Development Programme
Strategic Objective 3: Revitalization of the Economy
–Production and Marketing Enhancement Programme
–Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Urban Improvement Programme
–Environment and Natural Resource Management Programme
•Strategic Objective 4: Peace Building and Reconciliation
–Public Information, Education and Communication (IEC) and Counseling Programme
–Demobilization and Re-integration of ex-combatants Programme

Case study: Lira DLG
Planning Framework

•GoUand the Donor community had a commitment of 30% and 70% respectively of the resource pool to the implementation of the plan
•Because resource are scare,
–OPM issued a guideline to commit the PRDP disbursement in Health, Education, Roads and Water
–Lira DLG(council) resolved to concentrate the PRDP Funds to Health and Education departments in order to have impact

Case: Health Dept Conditional Transfers ( IPF FY 2011/12)
•PHC grant UGX 123,967,000
•PHC NGO HUs UGX 54,000,000
•PHC Dev’t/PRDP UGX 1,154,068,000
•PHC wage UGX 1,546,632,000

All health Partners (e.g. MTI, PACE etc) have their plans integrated in the 5 years DDP
•The Sector plans must be in line with the DDP and
•DDP contributes to the NDP objectives and
•NDP contributes to the global Dev’t agenda (MDGs)
•Other Government Programmes such as NAADS,NUSAF2, SFG, etc are all planned to ensure that they achieve the 4 PRDP strategic objectives

Monitoring Framework
•How do we know the objectives of PRDP is achieved/being achieved?
–Measure achievement using Indicators
•Process indicators
•Output indicators
•Monitoring is done by
•Technical officers
•Political leaders
•Central Gov’t Representatives
•CSO (NGO forum)
•Activists

PRDP is a planning and monitoring framework not a project/programme and 40 districts in “Northern Uganda” are beneficiaries of the plan
•Districts curved out of the original 40 are now separate entity beneficiaries and OPM has directed that they concentrate on strategic objective 3: Revitalization of the Economy
–Production and Marketing Enhancement Programme
–Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Urban Improvement Programme
–Environment and Natural Resource Management Programme