Uganda National Road Authority
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) is an agency of Government, under the Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT) established by law, the UNRA Act of 2006
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) is an agency of Government, under the Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT) established by law, the UNRA Act of 2006, with the responsibility of maintaining, managing and developing the National Road network. In addition, the Authority is required to render advisory services to Government and for related matters concerning National Roads, among others.
To Efficiently Develop and Maintain a Safe and Sustainable National Road Network for the Economic Development of Uganda.
This, which is enshrined in the UNRA Act, means that UNRA shall construct and maintain roads to the set standards and at the lowest possible cost without compromising the quality of its products and services to ensure safe transportation of all road users, goods and services along the national road network.
In addition, UNRA’s products and services will aid the development of the economy by reducing transport costs which will help make the country’s investment climate more competitive. Furthermore, the national roads will play a strategic role in enhancing connectivity of economic zones and spur the growth of vital sectors such as Tourism, Agriculture, Mining, Oil and Gas development, and Trade and commerce.
The Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitments (SFVC) online platform allows stakeholders to inform the public about their work on DRR. The SFVC online platform is a useful toolto know who is doing what and where for the implementation of the Sendai Framework, which could foster potential collaboration among stakeholders. All stakeholders (private sector, civil society organizations, academia, media, local governments, etc.) working on DRR can submit their commitments and report on their progress and deliverables.