The Government of Uganda secured funding in the amount of US$ 75 Million Equivalent IDA – World Bank for the financing of the Regional Communications Infrastructure Program (RCIP) Phase 5 – Uganda Project. Uganda becomes the 8th African Country to benefit from this initiative which aims to help address the regions connectivity constraints. Other countries that have already benefited from the initiative include: Kenya, Burundi, Madagascar, Rwanda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi and Comoros.
The ITES-BPO Framework and Roadmap for Uganda. Uganda has developed a robust ITES-BPO framework that comprises of three key elements – The Governance Group, the Implementation Roadmap and the Monitoring and Evaluation framework as described in the figure below.
BPO/ITES Programme Implementation Update
The Government of Uganda, through the National Information Technology Authority of Uganda (NITA-U) has implemented the National Data Transmission Backbone Infrastructure and e-Government Infrastructure Project (NBI/EGI).
It's major aims are to connect all major towns within the country onto an Optical Fibre Cable based Network and to connect Ministries and Government Departments onto the e-Government Network.
The Project is being implemented in Phases, phase I and II was completed and consists of the following