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Northern Uganda Social Action Fund Project 
The Northern Uganda Social Action Fund Project aims to empower communities in Northern Uganda by enhancing their capacity to systematically identify, prioritize, and plan for their needs and implement sustainable development initiatives that improve socio-economic services and opportunities. The project consists of four components. The community demand initiative component will support community-driven initiatives that improve the accessibility to and the delivery of small-scale socio-economic services and enhance the capacity of communities and other stakeholders involved in the process. The vulnerable group support component will identify the vulnerable groups and Civil Society Organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and private sector agencies in order to develop strategies likely to contribute to their poverty alleviation. The third component will provide support and encourage communities to identify innovative ways for community reconciliation and conflict management using traditional and non-traditional approaches, base on indigenous knowledge, the way communities have in the past managed conflict so that it has not led to open warfare, and helping communities reclaim this knowledge for use in modern-day living in Uganda. The institutional development component will support training and capacity building for different sets of stakeholders. It will also support activities to inform and educate the concerned stakeholders on the project objectives, processes an** 
  Last Updated  November 21 2014
Basic Information
Project StatusClosed 
Region Africa 
Major Sector (Sector) (%) Health and other social services (Other social services) (35%) 
  Education (Primary education) (20%) 
  Health and other social services (Health) (20%) 
  Water, sanitation and flood protection (Water supply) (15%) 
  Agriculture, fishing, and forestry (General agriculture, fishing and forestry sector) (10%) 
Old Major SectorN/A  
Old SectorN/A  
Env CategoryF  
Project IDP002952 
Bank Team Lead (Last Name, First)Namara, Suleiman  
Approval Date23-JUL-2002  
Closing Date31-MAR-2009  
Borrower/RecipientGOVERNMENT OF UGANDA  

Main Loan/Credit #36970  
IBRD Commitment *
IDA Commitment *100 
IBRD + IDA Commitment *100 
Grant Amount *
Total Project Cost *133.5 
Product LineIBRD/IDA 
Lending InstrumentSpecific Investment Loan 

Development Outcomes And Goals
Targeted Thematic Outcomes...Supporting this Broader Dev't Goal
Social safety netsEmpowerment, security & social inclusion (CAP)
Other social protection and risk managementEmpowerment, security & social inclusion (CAP)
Participation and civic engagementEmpowerment, security & social inclusion (CAP)
Conflict prevention and post-conflict reconstructionEmpowerment, security & social inclusion (CAP)
DecentralizationPublic sector governance (CAP)
Available Project Documents***
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Implementation Completion and Results Report (ICR), Vol.1 of 1 -30-DEC-2009 
Financing Agreement (FIA), Vol. -27-AUG-2009 
Procurement Plan (PROP), Vol.1 of 1 -08-JAN-2009 
Procurement Plan (PROP), Vol.1 of 1 -19-NOV-2008 
Procurement Plan (PROP), Vol.1 of 1 -08-AUG-2008 
Credit Agreement (), Vol. -07-AUG-2002 
Credit Agreement (CA), Vol. -07-AUG-2002 
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (ISDS), Vol.1 -31-JUL-2002 
Project Appraisal Document (PAD), Vol.1 -07-JUN-2002 
Project Information Document (PID), Vol.1 -13-APR-2002 
Environmental Assessment (EA), Vol.2 of 2 -20-SEP-2001 
Environmental Assessment (EA), Vol.1 of 2 -20-SEP-2001 
Agreement (AGR), Vol. -04-MAR-1999 
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