This is the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) that was formed in May 2004 as an adhoc, loose coalition to bring together CSOs.

Initially the group consisted of four CSOs (UDN, NGO Forum, FOWODE and Oxfam GB) that mobilized other CSOs to begin engaging in the budget advocacy work.


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Clauses to consider Debating UG PFB, 2012

Background to the Budget 2014_15

National Budget Speech 2014-15

Citizens perspectives on the National Budget '14

Financing Special Needs education in UG 2014

Civil Society Statement on Budget 2014-15

National Budget Framework Paper FY 2014-15

CSBAG response to the BOU Statement 2014

Water and Environment Budget FY2013-14


What We Do

Over the last Ten years, CSOs in Uganda under the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) have been engaged in influencing the budget process

Maintain dialogue with the Governmentent to ensure the fiscal policies and budgeting processes are pro-poor and gender sensitive.

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Below are the upcoming events for CSBAG:

  • One Million Signature Campaign to Reject Taxing Agriculture Inputs in the Budget FY2014/1
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  • Meeting with the Social Dev't & Gender Committee on 21st Aug 2014
  • Meeting with the Agric Committee on Agric & MAAIF-21st Aug 2014
  • Submitting Farmers' petition to parliament on 21st August 2014