What is the role of PPDA?

The Act sets up the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority whose role through the Board of Directors and the Management is to:

  • ensure the application of fair,
  • competitive, transparent,
  • non-discriminatory and value for money procurement and disposal standards and practices;·
  • harmonize the procurement and disposal policy systems and practices of Central Government,
  • Local Governments and Statutory bodies;·
  • set standards for the public procurement and disposal systems in Uganda;·
  • monitor compliance of procuring and disposing entities;·
  • Build procurement and disposal capacity in Uganda.