Accountability

I had no idea how protected I am by my organizational policies until after a staff reflection session I participated in during the 16 days of activism against Gender based violence. In fact, until then, I always imagined that these policies that we are made to sign when we are joining the...
Frances Adong is a social entrepreneur, a change-maker acknowledged and respected by the community. For nearly a decade, Adong has been actively engaged in the Government of Uganda’s sub-district planning process as a citizen leader through Citizen Parliaments, also known as neighborhood assemblies...
Oxfam's Extractive industries program Context Oil exploration companies have identified at least 20 economically significant oil fields in western Uganda estimated to hold between 1.5 and 2.5 billion barrels of oil. If fully developed, this could place Uganda among the foremost African oil...
Community members are now working hand in hand to monitor and demand for accountability for services
Uganda is currently implementing a number of policy and administrative measures to generate revenues to finance service delivery and development projects. Revenues are being targeted from both tax and non-tax sources. Citizens are obliged by law to pay taxes, and the government is required to let...
Climate change is the single biggest threat to fight hunger. For women producers it means investing their labour,time and money in vain. Adaptation therefore becomes crucial
The amount of international climate finance approved to help developing countries address the impacts of climate change increased eightfold between 2008 and 2012. However, in Uganda little is known about financing climate change adaptation activities, as well as its effectiveness in delivery. For...
Joseph and Victoria Wadribo show their family vision. Photo credit: Oxfam
We are committed to being open about our work and to being accountable to the communities we work with, as well as to our partners, staff, donors and supporters. We believe our legitimacy to ask for and expect accountability from others comes from being accountable and transparent ourselves. We...
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