Background of the PIRT


Each PIRT phase lasts two years


Notable PIRT achievements over the years

PIRT Background

The Presidential Investors’ Round Table (PIRT), which is chaired by H.E the President, is a high level forum that brings together a select group of both foreign and local investors to advise Government on how to improve the investment climate in the country.

The PIRT process and engagement, which is coordinated by the Rt Honourable Prime Minister in collaboration with UIA, has continued to grow and develop since its launch in 2004.

The Presidential Investors Round Table is used as a vehicle for Public Private Dialogue. It acts a business – government coordination mechanism. The work of PIRT also helps development partners especially World Bank`s private sector development and investment climate programmes. 

PIRT`s are also undertaken in various African Countries including; Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, Senegal and Tanzania.

PIRT Phases

Each PIRT phase runs for a period of two years with a focus on select thematic areas. 

The current phase focuses on:-

  1. Tourism
  2. Oil and Gas
  3. Mineral Value Addition
  4. Transport and Logistics
  5. Agriculture Value Addition
  6. Uganda`s Competitiveness and Ease of doing Business

This  phase focused on:-

  1. Tourism
  2. Energy and Petroleum (Oil and Gas),
  3. Minerals and Mineral Beneficiation, 
  4. Uganda`s Competitiveness and Ease of doing Business

This  phase focused on:-

  1. Oil and Gas
  2. Agriculture Development
  3. Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

This  phase focused on:-

  1. E-Government
  2. Creative Industry
  3. Transport and Logistics
  4. Petroleum (Oil and Gas)
  5. Competitiveness in Doing Business
  6. Agricultural Production & Value Addition

This  phase focused on:-

  1. Tourism
  2. Business Climate
  3. Mining and Petroleum
  4. ICT / Business Processing Outsourcing
  5. Agriculture (Forestry, Biotechnology & Agro processing)

This  phase focused on:-

  1. Education
  2. Agribusiness
  3. Infrastructure and the Regulatory Environment.
  4. Information and Communications Technology.

PIRT Achievements

Some of the remarkable policy outcomes from the various PIRT’s 

Transport & logistics

Agriculture & Agri-business

Petroleum, Oil & Gas

Information Communication Technology


Regulatory Framework

Mining and Value Addition