Monday November, 27th to Friday December 1st, 2023, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development together with GIS Transport Ltd conducted Community sensitization meetings in preparation for the implementation of Systematic Land Adjudication and Certification (SLAAC) under Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project-Additional Funding (CEDP-AF).
Global Platform (Action Aid Uganda) one of Apac District’s Development Partners hinged on creative activism to create social change held a Climate Justice exhibition as part of a program to minimize or eradicate Climate Change effects Countrywide.
By Bongonyinge Felix
The Officials from the Office of the Prime Minister visited Apac District Local Government to disseminate the highlights on Risk Management on the National Risk and Vulnerability Atlas in Uganda and hand copies over to the District Officials in a meeting which took palce at the Planning Unit Boardroom, Apac District Headquarters.
By Bongonyinge Felix-Communication Officer/Apac
As part of the Government efforts towards improving Agricultural productivity through provision of funds for the Micro scale irrigation in the District, Apac District Local Government has commissioned the UGIFT micro scale irrigation demo site.
During the District Roads Committee meeting held on Tuesday 22nd August, 2023 at the Planning Unit Boardroom, Hon. Okello Nelson, DRC-Chairperson and the Member of Parliament for Maruzi North Constituency advised District and Municipal Officials to use the 1 billion Road fund money carefully.
While chairing the meeting, Hon. Okello said the money has come with a guideline and it is for road rehabilitation but not opening new roads.
Apac District Chairperson, Ikomba Asanti Odongo on 25th August, 2023 advised farmers to take Agriculture seriously to provide food security in the District during the distribution Ox-Plough at the District Headquarters.
“As you receive this Ox-Plough today, make sure you go and put your best in crop growing. Today we are giving you Ox-Plough, next time there will be hand tractor and then tractor, said Odongo.
Since the launch of PDM funds disbursement on 30th June, 2023 Officiated over by the Minister of Gender Labour & Social Development, Hon. Betty Amongi, Apac was the only District in Lango Sub Region with the highest number of PDM beneficiaries out of the 9 Districts of Apac, Kwania, Kole, Oyam. Dokolo, Lira, Amolatar, Alebtong and Otuke.
During the launch, RDC Mr. George Abudul the programme is targeting 10,290 Households in the whole District. Shs3.7 billion had already been disbursed to the 34 SACCOs in the District.
Apac District Local Government engaged in stakeholders’ engagement meeting with the team from the Office of the Auditor General-Gulu, to prepare the District Officials for the forthcoming External Audit exercise for financial year 2022/2023 on 25th/07/2023 at the Planning Unit Boardroom Apac District Headquarters.
During the meeting, CAO Apac, Mr. Gorge Adoko urged the Officers to always cooperate with the Auditors by providing the relevant information where necessary.
Since the first case of HIV/AIDs in Rakai, Uganda in 1982 at the shores of Lake Victoria, the virus has remained substantial within high-risk groups like sex workers, Landing site fisher-folks and a rural clinical cohort.
Apac District AIDs Coordination Committee (ADAC) yesterday 24th July, 2023 convened in a meeting at the DHO’s Boardroom to analyze the level of danger at the District, most vulnerable age group, high risked areas, new strategies and way forward.
By Bongonyinge Felix
Eng. Ogwang Emmanuel, the project engineer at Parvard Consult Ltd today 5th July, 2023 presented the Architectural design of the Council Complex to Apac District leaders at the District Scouts Hall.
The three floor building has a sitting capacity of more than 200, Offices, Boardrooms and other necessities. The Complex construction amounts to 3.88 billion shillings which is ought to commence after the Council mobilization of the funds.