Raphael Robert Okello, Jimmy Ogwang & David Mwesigwa



Raphael Robert Okello1, Jimmy Ogwang1 & David Mwesigwa2


1MA Student, 2PhD, Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Management Sciences

Lira University

  1. O. Box 1035

Lira – Uganda


A R T I C L E  I N F O

Article Type: Review

Received: 18, March. 2020.

Accepted: 17, Sep. 2020.

Published: 19, Sep. 2020.


Infrastructure includes the economic infrastructure and social infrastructure. The theory of Infrastructure-Led Development is used to explain how developments of infrastructure is an engine to economic growth in a state. The program of Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development was designed to enhance the institutional performance of 14 Municipal Councils so as to improve urban service delivery. Though the program has been implemented for the last five years there is still low level of urbanization. The study is aimed at assessing the impact of USMID on the Infrastructural Development in Lira Municipality. The study conducted is a purely desktop research and a case study. Findings include the following the constructions of roads have contributed to the big boost in trade because of easy movement of people and roads, the street solar lights have made businesses to run for longer hours in the night in the area of study and most of the dark spots used by thugs or, street kids and men have been cleared and the installation of the rubbish cans on these streets have made it look smarter than before when the rubbish would be thrown on the streets. In conclusion, there is an agent need to develop all infrastructure in all division in order to meet equal development in Lira Municipality.


Impact, USMID, Infrastructural Development, Lira Municipality


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