WHATS NEW :
  • Private Sector SDG Platform officially launched
  • Trainer of Trainers and farm managers training supported by the Promote Supplementary Feeding Project (part of EU funded GoU MOBIP programme)
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Gender workshop for Young Africa Works Program partners & actors
  • Spotlight Initiative Programme - Training
  • Private Sector SDG Platform officially launched

    Rt. Hon. Prime Minister, Ruhakana Rugunda joined by Minister for General Duties in the Office of the Prime Minister, Mary Karooro Okurut, UN Resident Coordinator, Rosa Malango and Vice Chairperson PSFU, Hon. Victoria Sekitoleko at the launch event held in Kampala on 4th May 2021.

  • Trainer of Trainers and farm managers training supported by the Promote Supplementary Feeding Project (part of EU funded GoU MOBIP programme)

    The hands on training was held at Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute in Kabanyolo and Buwanika farm in Wakiso for 2 weeks.

  • Stakeholder Engagement

    PSFU together with Petroleum Authority of Uganda virtual engagement on registering on the National Supplier database

  • Gender workshop for Young Africa Works Program partners & actors

    Information sharing on gender mainstreaming 

  • Spotlight Initiative Programme - Training

    PSFU conducted a two-day training for Micro and Small Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) on the prevention, detection and response to Gender Based Violence (GBV) from the 30th to 31st March, 2021

PRIVATE SECTOR FOUNDATION UGANDA

Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is Uganda’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.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).

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POLICY ADVOCACY

PSFU is involved in extensive consultations and stakeholder engagements, enhanced research and analysis, improved policy dialogue with various partners and increased participation in various foras.

TRADE DEVELOPMENT

PSFU spearheads the articulation of private sector trade policy concerns with the objective of enhancing private sector participation in regional and international trade.

CAPACITY BUILDING

PSFU has established a fully equipped Capacity Building Unit as a special department/Unit that coordinates training and capacity building programs for the private sector enterprise development initiatives.

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PSFU NEWS

Uganda - Covid-19 Emergency Round Table
09 Jun 2021

On 7th June 2021, the UN Nations Resident Coordinator in Uganda in collaboration with the Office of the Prime Minister and the Private Sector Foundation for Uganda have organized a virtual emergency Round Table on COVID-19 with participation of the M [ ... ]

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Private Sector calls for a National Startup policy in Uganda
01 Jun 2021

Kampala, 27th May 2021 - Private sector players have asked government to expedite the formulation and implementation of a National Startup Policy in order to address major impediments to the growth of entrepreneurship and innovation in Uganda. Durin [ ... ]

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Launch of the Uganda Private Sector platform for the SDGs
05 May 2021

4 May 2021, Kampala – The Government of Uganda, the United Nations in Uganda and the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) have today launched the Uganda Private Sector Platform for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The purpose of the Na [ ... ]

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PSFU signs Memorandum of Cooperation with Uganda Law Society
15 Apr 2021

Kampala, Wednesday, 14th April 2021 - Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), represented by Chairman, Hon. Dr. Elly Karuhanga and the Uganda Law Society (ULS), represented by President Pheona Wall Nabasa, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on Wedne [ ... ]

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Virtual consultation conference on challenges affecting start-ups in Uganda
09 Mar 2021

PSFU in partnership with The Innovation Village organized a virtual policy consultation conference on 11th February 2021 to interact with the different innovators, policy makers, development partners and the academia.  Innovation is synonymous with [ ... ]

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Private Sector consultations: National Budget Framework Paper
09 Mar 2021

PSFU through the Policy and Business Development Unit conducted consultations across the 12 sectors (Agriculture, Manufacturing, Trade and Commerce, Tourism and Hospitality, Skills, Education and Health, Financial Services, Logistics, Professional Se [ ... ]

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Private Sector Foundation Uganda in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation provide urgently needed test kits, medical beds, and other medical supplies to the Ministry of Health
09 Dec 2020Private Sector Foundation Uganda in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation provide urgently needed test kits, medical beds, and other medical supplies to the Ministry of Health

Kampala, Tuesday, 8th December 2020 To address urgent, pandemic-related needs in the health care sector, The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Program is providi [ ... ]

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Signing of the Collaboration Agreement of Young Africa Works Uganda Partners
08 Dec 2020

The Young Africa Works Uganda Strategy implementing partners on Friday 4th December 2020 signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will serve to extend and cement the cooperation that the partners have built over the course of 2020 in implementing t [ ... ]

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PSFU AT 25 YEARS: Our success story
03 Dec 2020PSFU AT 25 YEARS: Our success story

Private Sector Foundation Uganda today, Thursday, 3rd December 2020 announced that it turned 25 years since its founding in 1995, on 24th August 2020, and will engage in a series of events to commemorate the 25 years. PSFU was established to represe [ ... ]

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PSFU virtual 24th Annual General Meeting
27 Nov 2020

Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, Private Sector Foundation Uganda held its Annual General Meeting via a virtual zoom webinar with the members on Thursday, 26th November 2020. The AGM was chaired by Hon. Dr. Elly Karuhanga and he presented his re [ ... ]

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Public Disclosure of an Environmental and Social Commitment Plan (ESCP) and Stakeholders Engagement Plan (SEP) for the Investment for Industrial Transformation and Employment Project (INVITE) - P171607
17 Nov 2020

The Government of Uganda (GoU) has applied for credit from the International Development Association (IDA) towards financing of the Investment for Industrial Transformation and Employment Project (INVITE) which is currently under preparation. The pro [ ... ]

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Uganda Set for Digital Transformation to Streamline Microfinance Supervision and Regulation Processes
10 Nov 2020

Uganda Set for Digital Transformation to Streamline Microfinance Supervision and Regulation Processes The digital transformation plan maps the essential strategic actions and resources required for the country's Microfinance Regulatory Authority to  [ ... ]

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Invitation to bid advert for Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of Assorted Testing (Lab/Field) and Calibration equipment
31 Oct 2020

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Tugobe Corona Campaign: Boda Boda riders trained to join the sensitization campaign
16 Oct 2020

BODA BODA RIDERS TRAINED TO SENSITIZE PUBLIC ON WEARING A MASK AT ALL TIMES   Kampala, Friday, 16th October 2020 - Private Sector Foundation Uganda today flags off Safeboda riders to join the sensitization team in the campaign dubbed “Tugobe Coro [ ... ]

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PSFU together with partners Mastercard Foundation, Safe Boda, PRAU, KACITA officially launch #TugobeCorona WearAMask campaign
07 Oct 2020

Kampala, Tuesday, 6th October 2020 - Private Sector Foundation Uganda together with its partners have today launched a campaign dubbed “Tugobe Corona. Wear A Mask.” The campaign is aimed at sensitizing and creating awareness among Ugandans to sh [ ... ]

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PSFU statement on the National Budget Conference 2020
29 Sep 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has already unleased substantial economic damage word-over. Economic growth has been slowed substantially by 2%-3% in Uganda. This is the same world over. The impact on poverty is even greater. We already know that 2.5m people a [ ... ]

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PSFU member consultation meeting on the draft work based learning policy
04 Sep 2020

3rd September 2020, Kampala. Government of Uganda, through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development with support from UNDP has drafted the National Work Based Learning Policy. The main purpose of the policy is to promote and strengthen w [ ... ]

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PSFU visits Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited
04 Sep 2020PSFU visits Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited

Uganda, through Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited, is constructing the a 14-tank storage project aimed at storing up to 70 million litres of fuel with a 220 meters long jetty estimated to deliver fuel in 16 hours. The cost of the storage tanks is estimate [ ... ]

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Using Digital Innovation to Boost Public-Private Partnership on Sustainable Development
26 Aug 2020

In partnership with Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) and the Government of Uganda, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) facilitated a training on 12th August 2020 for Ugandan companies to use a digital tool to discover opportunities [ ... ]

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Corona virus disease (COVID-19) complacency will cost Uganda a fortune
24 Aug 2020

23. August 2020 - The Board and Management of Private Sector Foundation Uganda wishes to make this important announcement about COVID-19. The Ministry of Health has issued a statement about the current surge of this COVID19 in many parts of Uganda,  [ ... ]

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PSFU enhancing Lead Firm Structure for youth employment in Uganda
07 Aug 2020

The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation to anchor the Young Africa Works strategy in Uganda. Under the Young Africa Works strategy by Mastercard Foundation, PSFU has designed and will implement the Lea [ ... ]

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Local Content Bill to promote import substitution - PSFU position
24 Jul 2020

On May 20, this year, Parliament passed the Local Content Bill 2019. The bill, which is currently awaiting formal assent by President Museveni is expected to support all efforts towards entrenching import substitution. Mr Gideon Badagawa, the executi [ ... ]

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Mastercard Foundation Launches 10-Year Plan to Enable 3 Million Young People in Uganda to Access Dignified Work
24 Jul 2020

Kampala, Uganda – July 24, 2020 – On Thursday, 23rd July 2020, the Mastercard Foundation announced its Young Africa Works strategy in Uganda, which has set a goal to enable more than 3 million young people in the country to access dignified and  [ ... ]

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Mastercard Foundation and Private Sector Foundation Uganda Launch COVID-19 Economic Recovery and Resilience Response Program
09 Jun 2020

Kampala, Uganda, June 9, 2020 – Today the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) announced the creation of the COVID-19 Economic Recovery and Resilience Response Program in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation.  The program will extend i [ ... ]

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Uganda holds first E-conference on COVID-19 and the Economy
26 May 2020

Kampala: May 3rd, 2020 - Private Sector Foundation in partnership with UN Women have today hosted the first E-conference on mitigating the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the Ugandan economy.
The two days’ conference was conducted using online ZOO [ ... ]

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PSFU Business Barometer: COVID-19 impact on businesses report
21 May 2020

Kampala: 19th May 2020 – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) consulted its membership to analyse the impact of COVID-19 on their enterprises through a survey dubbed PSFU Business Barometer. The business barometer looked at the overall business [ ... ]

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