Uganda - Kyotera-Mutukula Road Upgrading Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 17 Sep 1998
Signature Date 12 Jan 1999
Planned Completion Date 30 Mar 2004
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Sep 2004
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Transport
DAC Sector Code 21023
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 6,483,410.26
Status Completion

Project General Description

The upgrading of Kyotera-Mutukula road, a section of the Dar es Salaam-Dodoma-Ssaka-Mutukula-Masaka-Kampala road along the lake circuit corridor is in line with the Government’s stated policy on road infrastructure development. The project seeks to support the economic and social recovery programmes taking place in Uganda through the removal of transportation bottlenecks to export facilitation, economic recovery and regional integration. The road will improve transport services between Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi; and would contribute to regional integration. The project output will consist of a two lane 44.6 km bitumen standard road with 6.0 m wide carriageway and two 2.0m sealed shoulders between the two towns of Kyotera and Mutukula.

Project Objectives

The sector goal is to improve the efficiency of the national road network in order to support economic recovery programme. The specific objective of the project is to improve road transport service in the project area by reduction of road maintenance and vehicle operation costs and to promote regional integration between Uganda and Tanzania.


The project will benefit the people of Rakai District.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Uganda
Ministry of Works


IATI identifier 46002-P-UG-DB0-013
Last Update 22 Nov 2020


Contact Details

Geographic Location

Country Uganda