What contributed to uganda’s poverty reduction poverty reduction among households in agriculture accounts for 79% of national poverty reduction from 2006 to 2013 the increase in income derived from agriculture was mainly due to favorable prices and weather. The poverty alleviation department (pad) in state house was established in 2000 as a clearing house for pledges made by president yoweri museveni in 2003, the department was mandated to develop wealth creation models. Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty measures, like those promoted by henry george in his economics classic progress and poverty , are those that raise, or are intended to raise, ways of enabling the poor to create wealth for themselves as a means of ending poverty forever.
And poverty reduction by florence kuteesa, ishmael magona, maris wanyera and james wokadala incidence of poverty since 1992/93 uganda’s fiscal policy has entailed very strict budgetary discipline government has kept firm control over its own expenditures to. Uganda reduced income poverty from 564% in 1992/93 to 197% in 2012/13 becoming one of the few sub saharan african countries to achieve and surpass the mdg 1 to reduce income poverty by 50% by 2015.
A the uganda poverty assessment report 2016 farms, cities and good fortune : assessing poverty reduction in uganda from 2006 to 2013 report no acs18391. How has uganda performed in terms of reducing poverty over the last decade according to the 2016 poverty assessment, uganda has reduced monetary poverty at a very rapid rate the proportion of the ugandan population living below the national poverty line declined from 311% in 2006 to 197% in 2013. Progress in reducing poverty has been very slow in the northern and eastern parts of uganda and a 2016 poverty assessment report by world bank indicates that the poverty rate in these two regions actually increased from 68% to 84% between the years 2006 and 2013. Uganda has put in place a comprehensive framework for poverty reduction known as the poverty eradication action plan (peap) a subcomponent of the peap, the plan for the modernization of agriculture (pma) is designed to address the goal of reducing poverty in rural areas.
The trends of poverty in uganda changed differently in the next period from 2002 to 2010 compare to the previous time the poverty proportion fell sharply and surpassed the first goal of 2015 mdgs of halving the 56 per cent poverty rate recorded in 1992/1993 to 24 5 per cent. Poverty reduction has been generally slower in eastern and northern uganda, two regions which have undergone 20 years of civil conflict in 2006, approximately 61% of the poor lived in these two zones and by 2013, the number increased to 75. Uganda has made significant progress in eradicating poverty and achieved the first millennium development goal of halving the number of people in extreme poverty uganda was listed as the 9th most successful country in africa as regards poverty eradication  as shown in figure 1. Uganda: a decade of budget reform and poverty reduction by florence kuteesa, ishmael magona, maris wanyera and james wokadala uganda’s economy has undergone major fluctuations from a vibrant economy in the 1960s, to suffering severe macroeconomic imbalances in the 1970s and 1980s, to enjoying an economic revival since the late 1980s.
The main causes of poverty in uganda although uganda is a sub-saharan african country with one of the highest rates of poverty reduction, the country remains among the poorest in the world according to a 2016 poverty assessment , poverty in uganda reduced significantly between 2006 and 2013. Uganda had a strong poverty reduction performance in the past two decades monetary poverty halved, with the poverty headcount rate declining from 564 percent in 1992/93 to 245. Poverty reduction in uganda government polices play a crucial role in promoting both economic growth and better income distribution among these policies, government spending has been the most important instrument used by uganda to achieve these two goals. Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty.
Fig 2:trends in reduction of extreme poverty and income inequality in uganda from 1990 to 2015 uganda has made progress towards poverty elimination having successfully achieved the millennium development goal target of halving the number of people in extreme poverty way ahead of the 2015 deadline. 1 inclusive growth policy note 1 poverty trends in uganda who gained and who was left behind summary: uganda had one of the best poverty reduction performances in the world since 1992, a result of a subtle structural transformation of household livelihood portfolios, rooted in strong growth of private.
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