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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...
Background Our Country Strategy focuses on deepening governance and accountability processes; fostering resilient livelihoods and strengthening humanitarian capacity as well as responding to humanitarian crises. Oxfam’s Global Land Program ‘How land and natural resources are accessed, controlled,...
Background Our Country Strategy focuses on deepening governance and accountability processes; fostering resilient livelihoods and strengthening humanitarian capacity as well as responding to humanitarian crises. Oxfam’s Global Land Program ‘How land and natural resources are accessed, controlled,...
Background Our Country Strategy focuses on deepening governance and accountability processes; fostering resilient livelihoods and strengthening humanitarian capacity as well as responding to humanitarian crises. Oxfam’s Global Land Program ‘How land and natural resources are accessed, controlled,...
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...

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