To coordinate, support and advocate for Local Governments for sustainable, efficient and effective service delivery in the decentralized system of governance.
To have a democratic, participatory, decentralized local government system that can sustain development and deliver services efficiently and effectively to the people.
I am pleased to welcome you to the Ministry of Local Government website which is intended to inform the public about the decentralization policy and how it has transformed the local governance of Uganda.
The Minister of Local Government is Hon. Adolf Mwesige.
Functions and Mandate of the Ministry:
The Ministry is mandated to carry out a number of responsibilities in the Local Government Act as follows:-
· To inspect, monitor, and where necessary offer technical advice/assistance, support supervision and training to all Local Governments.
· To coordinate and advise Local Governments for purposes of harmonization and advocacy.
· To act a Liaison/Linkage Ministry with respect to other Central Government Ministries and Departments, Parastatals, Private Sector, Regional and International Organizations.
· To research, analyze, develop and formulate national policies on all taxes, fees, levies, rates for Local Governments.