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About Oxfam Oxfam is a worldwide organisation working together with partners and local communities in more than 90 countries focusing on the alleviation of global poverty. Oxfam in Uganda works with others to end inequality and its injustices. Background Oxfam in Uganda with funding from SIDA is...
November 2019 marked the third edition of the land learning journey under the land learning series. It was held in Kampala, Soroti and Amuria Districts, Uganda. It was the first edition to be held in Africa. The topic of the land journey in Uganda was ‘Property rights, land tenure security and...
Unjust Land systems and weak dispute resolution mechanisms are driving inequality in the country according to a new land report launched today by Oxfam. Titled Locked out, the land and inequality report explores the ways in which unjust land systems drive inequality making the poor poorer while the...
When Uganda’s richest 10 percent earned 2.3 times more than its poorest 40 percent in 2009, any concerned person would be curious to understand what drives such a discrepancy and how best to bridge the gap between the poor and the rich. The contributors to such a big gap are mainly land, education...
Oxfam carried out a study on land and inequality inUganda dubbed “Locked out: How unfair land systems are leaving the rich richer and the poor poorer.” This report highlights the link between land and inequality and underscores the need to review policies, laws and regulations governing...
Nearly five years into the implementation of the ground breaking global commitments of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, the time is upon to consider what has been accomplished so far and to set the tone for action that will enable the world to meet its ambitious goals. The political...
Inequities in land ownership and access are possibly one of the most common injustices that have persisted in Uganda since the pre-colonial times. Unfair land use policies and practices and the lack of security of tenure must be immediately addressed if Uganda is to achieve its development goals...
Oxfam and PELUM During the Joint Sector Review (JSR) for the Lands, Housing and Urban Development (LHUD) sector, civil societies participated and gave their recommendations to the different participants present including Government Departments, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development,...
PELUM Uganda has enjoyed great collaboration with Oxfam since 2006. Our journey together has been very rewarding. In the earlier years, we greatly profited from institutional strengthening of PELUM Uganda, her members and the farmers on Farmer Led Documentation and Knowledge sharing. Later on, we...
The governments of Uganda and Tanzania have agreed to build a 1, 445 KM crude oil pipeline at an estimated cost of US$ 3.55 billion. To learn and inform the project, we convened a meeting for key actors in the Extractives industries. Read the communique for more details.

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