Chieftaincy of Policy and Planning
Policy Research and Analysis
The unit conducts comprehensive research on various defense-related topics, including national security threats, regional dynamics, and emerging global trends. It analyzes this information to understand the implications for Uganda’s defense and security landscape.
Evaluation of Defense Programs
The unit evaluates the effectiveness and impact of existing defense programs and initiatives. By conducting assessments, it helps identify areas for improvement and supports evidence-based adjustments to enhance program outcomes.
Strategic Planning Support
By conducting rigorous analysis, the Policy Analysis Unit assists in the development of long-term strategic plans for the defense sector. Its insights provide a foundation for setting defense priorities and identifying potential challenges and opportunities.
Defense Policy Formulation
The Policy Analysis Unit collaborates with other departments and stakeholders to contribute to the formulation of defense policies that address current and future security challenges. It ensures that policies are evidence-based and aligned with Uganda’s broader national interests.
Communication and Briefing
The unit provides timely and accurate briefings to military leadership, government officials, and other stakeholders on key defense policy matters. These briefings ensure that decision-makers are well-informed when making critical choices.