Mandate
Population Counter

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  • Mobilize resources for implementation of the country population policy and programme
  • Play an advocacy role for population issues in Uganda;
  •  Promote the integration of population factors in development planning at the national and lower levels in accordance with the agreed framework under the National Development Plan;
  •  Promote, guide and coordinate the implementation of the National Population Policy and program in accordance with the agreed framework under the National Development Plan;
  • Interpret, review and recommend appropriate changes in the National Population Policy;

  •  Popularize the National Population Policy;
  •  Regularly develop population sector plans;
  •  Analyse, interpret and document demographic trends including fertility, mortality, urbanization and migration and their implications on socio economic development;
  • Align the population policy and programs with population related national policies, other national planning frameworks as well as international instruments;
  •  Provide guidelines for preparation and review of population profiles and plans of action at national and lower levels in accordance with the agreed framework under the National Development Plan;
  •  Build capacity at Central and Local Government levels for the implementation of the population programme;
  •  Mobilize resources to support population programmes;
  •  Commission research and policy oriented studies to inform policy and programming;
  •  Publish and disseminate the Annual Population Report, other population publications, reports and newsletters;
  •  Promote collaboration and strategic partnership for population and development within Government agencies, civil society organizations, private sector, cultural and religious institutions at various levels;
  •  Establish strategic partnerships with development partners;
  •  Monitor and evaluate the country population program in accordance with the agreed framework under the National Development Plan; and
  •  Undertake any other relevant activities.