PDM National Coordinator
PDM Deputy National Coordinator
PARISH DEVELOPMENT MODEL
The Model positions the PARISH as the epicenter of multi-sectoral community development, planning, implementation, supervision and accountability. Parish as the lowest reference unit for planning, budgeting and delivery of interventions to drive socio-economic transformation.The PDM wil create Wealth, Employment and increase Household Incomes.
The PDM has seven Pillars i.e.
(1) Production, Storage, Processing and Marketing;
(2) Infrastructure and Economic Services;
(3) Financial Inclusion;
(4) Social Services;
(5) Mindset change;
(6) Parish Based Management Information System
(7) Governance and Administration.
The PDM is therefore a Government approach that delivers a package of services and entails;
The Model proposes building infrastructure and systems that support processing and marketing of Uganda’s agricultural products.
Generating data on house-holds country-wide to inform Government interventions.
Farmers at Parish level will be coordinated through area-based commodity clusters in order to increase production and productivity that will create sustainable agricultural production.
Farmers will get access to Agricultural extension services, finance business Management training.
Build infrastructure and systems that support processing and marketing of Uganda’s agricultural products.
Strengthen participatory planning by local communities to collectively identify and address systemic bottlenecks that affect local economic development.
Addressing vulnerability among youth, women, PWDs at the grassroots by developing and Implementing Action Plans for inclusion of disadvantaged interest groups