Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP) - is an Integrated Local Development Program to Accelerate Poverty Eradication, Rural Growth, and Social Protection. This is an initiative by the Government of Rwanda (GoR) in collaboration with development partners and NGOs. It is led by the Ministry of Local Government, Good Governance, Community Development and Social Affairs (MINALOC) and supported by the Ministry of  Finance and Economic Planning (MINECOFIN).

The  Vision 2020 Umurenge Program (VUP) uses the existing decentralization system and leverages technical and financial assistance to accelerate the rate of poverty reduction in Rwanda. The aim is to eradicate extreme poverty by 2020.

As per the request of the Ministry of Local Government (MINALOC), NISR has conducted a baseline survey for the Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP) for the purpose of obtaining baseline information on the socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the poorest population and laying foundation for monitoring and evaluation of its implementation.

Microdata for Vision 2020 Umurenge Program (VUP -2008)