World Bank warns government on shoddy infrastructure projects.
The World Bank has told government to improve infrastructure project preparations if Uganda is to realise value for money as well as minimise shoddy works. The rush to exute projects , coupled with political ambitions to getting things done in a short period of time, costing the country billions of shillings in shoddy works.
Launching Africa’s pulse report in Washington DC on Monday a head of World Bank/ International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings due this Friday, the World Bank Country economist, Dr Jean-Pascal Nguessa, said there is need to improve public investment and management in projects. “Uganda government needs to improve the quality of infrastructure project preparations by doing right feasility studies and carrying out proper due dilegence in the various infrastructures it is undertaking to realise value for money and also to get good returns in these projects ” he said Reference Daily monitor Wed April 13,2016.