About Amuria District: Goals and Objectives
Amuria district would like to move from its present situation of over dependence on Central Government and donors for financial support to where it would be generating its own development funds locally. It would also like to have a situation where there is total peace and security throughout the district whereby people are able to engage in sustainable economically productive activities that earn them incomes to meet all their needs. It ’ s an Amuria where the population lives in a healthy environment that this kind of new Amuria can be summed up in the vision below:District Vision: “ To have a peaceful, healthy, prosperous and enlightened community in a beautiful Amuria district . ”
The way to that envisaged Amuria is to put into place an administrative structure with a mission;
“ to provide quality services to the people through efficient and effective service delivery systems in conformity with national policies and local priorities. ” The ultimate goal for this is, “ To empower the people of Amuria socially and economically in order to improve the quality of their lives. ”
District Medium Term Strategic Objectives
- To increase access to quality basic education.
- To increase the road motor ability access in the district.
- To raise safe water coverage from 47.6% to 75%
- To improve sanitation and pit latrine coverage by 30%
- To raise the proportion of local revenue funding in the district budget from 0.1% to 1.5%
- To improve access to quality health care services
- To improve farmer production and productivity by having 4,560 farmers equipped with knowledge and skills and have 50% of farmers equipped to adopt new technologies.
- To raise the level of community participation in planning, implementation and monitoring of development projects at the district and sub county level
- To enhance the level of transparency and accountability in the use of public resources in the district.
- To raise pit latrine coverage from present level from 10% by 30%.
- To contribute to the resettlement of 75% of internally displaced people in the sub-counties of Orungo, Obalanga, Acowa, Morungatuny and Kapelebyong
- To promote sustainable use of natural resources
- Strengthening the enforcement of law and order
- Provision of quality primary and secondary education
- Improvement of road access in the district
- Provision of quality and easily accessible health services
- Raising agricultural production and productivity
- Provision of safe water and hygiene education
- Conservation and sustainable use of the environment and all natural resources.
- Capacity building of the staff and other stakeholders
- Conflict resolution
- Disaster preparedness and management.
- Community mobilization and sensitisation
- Improving literacy levels among the adult population (FAL)
- Mobilising local resources for service delivery