The Prisons Farms are mandated to train, rehabilitate and reform prisoners by imparting crop production and various farming skills to inmates which on release will enable them to transform into responsible law abiding citizens.
Crop production is practised on several of the Prisons farm units located all over the country;
Vision and Mission
A centre of excellence in providing human rights based correctional services in Africa.
- Professionalism: Weshall adhere to the professional codes of conduct, exhibit high degree of competence and best practices as prescribed for a given profession in the Public Service.
- Reliability: We shall be accountable, trustworthy, effective and efficient in conducting our work.
Functions and Mandate of UPS
The Prisons Act, 2006 provides for the mandate and functions of a Uganda Prisons Service composed of Central and former Local Government Prisons and spells out the duties of the UPS as to protect, promote and fulfill the rights of those incarcerated.