Promoting Rural Development in Northern Uganda (PRUDEV) (2018 – 2022)
Promoting Rural Development (PRU-DEV) in Northern Uganda is a GIZ tendered project being implemented by ACSET Uganda in a consortium with ICON-INSTITUT GmbH in 10 districts in Lango and Acholi sub-regions. The objective of the project is: “The agricultural-based development of the rural economy in selected regions of Northern Uganda is improved.”Against this background, PRU-DEV implements activities in three components: ▪ Component 1: Capacities for local agricultural-based economic development aims at strengthening the capacities of public institutions, civil society and the private sector to promote agricultural-based local economic development; ▪ Component 2: Improved market integration supports a more intensive market and entrepreneurial orientation of agricultural producers, upstream and downstream MSMEs and service providers; ▪ Component 3: Access to financial services, aims to improve access to demand-oriented financial services for agricultural holdings and upstream and downstream MSMEs, complementing the first two Field of Activities. ACSET Uganda in a consortium with ICON-INSTITUT GmbH implements Component 1 of PRUDEV project covering Local Economic Development (LED) and Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) in Amolatar, Dokolo, Lira, Oyam (Lango Sub-region), Agago and Kitgum District (Acholi Sub-region). The project started in September 2018 and will run up to September 2022.