TRANSFORMING SETTLEMENTS OF THE URBAN POOR IN UGANDA (TSUPU).

The TSUPU programme is a partnership initiative undertaken by the Government of Uganda and its support partners to align urban development efforts at the national government, local government, and community level. It aims to:

a) Develop a national urban policy that will guide sustainable urban development in Uganda, ensure the empowerment of local governments, and reinforce the importance of active community participation.

b) Build the capacity of local governments to strategically manage urbanization.

c) Empower organizations of the urban poor to actively engage in local development.

d) Focus on secondary cities (Arua, Jinja, Kabale, Mbale, and Mbarara)