The role of public procurement and disposal of public assets act (ppda) in reducing corruption from public procurement; a case study of civil aviation authority (CAA), Kampala Uganda

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Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management
This research report shows the approach that was used by this study in examining if social, economic and capacity barriers impede effective implementation of PPDA Act This research study reveals barriers against perfection of the PPDA Act in Uganda and therefore pave way towards successful implementation of the PPDA Act. The information gathered may be helpful to the government and stakeholders for it will be used in improving management towards effective implementation of the PPDA Act and therefore enhance the likelihood of realizing economy and efficiency and achieving transparency and accountability as well as obtaining value for money in procurement. The study was conducted at Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Headquarters, Enteebe International Airport, Kampala-Uganda. Information was collected through Questionnaires, interviews and documentary sources during review of files, books, and Internet as well as International and National journals. The researcher randomly visited the chosen departments and other key practitioners of Public procurement and Disposal of public Assets Act (PPDA) such as Directorate of Airports and Aviation Security, Directorate of Air Navigation Services, Directorate of Air Transport and Regulatory Services, Directorate of Finance and Accounting Directorate of Human Resources and Administration, However, the researcher put much emphasis on Public Disposal Unit (PDU), and other user departments where procurement data was obtained from the implementers of the PPDA Act as well as from the beneficiaries of the procurement activities. Chapter one of the Research report contains general idea of the study whereas chapter two presents the literature review, which provides different view points of different authors and probably authorities and issues relevant to the study. Chapter three is the research methodology, which sets the road map to conducting the study. Chapter four is the presentation, analysis and interpretation of findings and finally Chapter five is the discussion of findings, recommendations, conclusion and suggestions for areas for further research.
A research report presented to the College of Economics and Management in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a Bachelors Degree in Supplies and Procurement Management of Kampala International University
public procurement, public assets, corruption