Tuesday, 20 December 2016 00:00
Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is Ugandaâ€™s apex body for the private sector. It is made up of over 200 business associations, corporate bodies and the major public sector agencies that support private sector growth.
Since its founding in 1995, PSFU has served as a focal point for private sector advocacy as well as capacity building and continues to sustain a positive policy dialogue with Government on behalf of the private sector.
Right from its inception, PSFU has been Governmentâ€™s implementation partner for several projects and programmes aimed at strengthening the private sector as an engine of economic growth. Such programmes include;
- The Private Sector Competitiveness Projects (PSCP I &PSCP II) funded by the World Bank;
- Business Uganda Development Scheme (BUDS) funded by the World Bank;
- Business Uganda Development Scheme -Energy for Rural Transformation (BUDS-ERT) funded by the World Bank;
- Business Uganda Development Scheme (BUDS-DFID) supported by UKAID through the Department for International Development;
- Business Uganda Development Scheme -Agricultural Livelihoods Recovery Programme (BUDS ALREP).
- Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP) funded by the World Bank
- Skills Development Facility (SDF)
PSFU aims to strengthen Private Sector capacity for effective policy advocacy and market competitiveness nationally, regionally and internationally. Regionally, PSFU is the national focal point for the East African Business Council (EABC) and the COMESA Business Council (CBC). It aims to advocate for an improved business environment and work with Government to reduce the cost of doing business in Uganda.
For details contact
The Executive Director PSFU