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COMPETITIVENESS AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (CEDP)
 
About CEDP:
 
The Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP) is a 5-year Government of Uganda, World Bank funded project, aimed at supporting reforms to improve the business environment in Uganda. The project is coordinated by the Private Sector Foundation.
 
Project Development Objective (PDO)
 
To improve the competitiveness of enterprises in Uganda by providing support for (i) the implementation of business environment reforms, including land administration reform; and (ii) the development of priority productive and service sectors.
 
Project Components
  1. Land Administration Reform
  2. Business Registration and Licensing Reforms
  3. Tourism Competitiveness Development
  4. Matching Grant Facility (MGF) www.cedpmgf.go.ug 
 
Targeted/Anticipated Project Results
  1. Reduction in the number of days taken to register land from 52 to 25 days.
  2. Reduction in the number of days to  register a business  from 33 to 5 days
  3. Reduction in the cost  to register  a business as  a percentage  of income per capita from 76% to 50%
  4. Increase in international; touristarrivals from 945,000 to 1.5 million.
  5. Tourism Sector employment  from 225,000 to 300,000 per annum
  6. Increase in export of non-traditional products by 10%
Implementing Agencies
 
  1. Private Sector Foundation Uganda www.psfuganda.org.ug 
  2. Ministry of Lands, Housing  and Urban Development 
  3. Uganda Registration Services Bureau
  4. Uganda Tourism Board
  5. The Hotel and Tourism Training Institute
  6. Uganda Wild Life Authority
 
INSTITUTIONAL AND PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION ARRANGEMENTS
 
The Government of Uganda formally delegated the responsibility of project implementation to Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) through a Project Coordination Unit (PCU).  To ensure proper coordination, a Project Steering Committee (PSC) chaired by the Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Treasury is in place to provide strategic guidance and oversight.
 
For Details contact
Competitveess and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP)
Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)
Plot 43 Nakasero Road 
P.O Box 7683 Kampala
Tel: +256 312 214600
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Website: www.cedp.go.ug