land rights

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...
The Members Parliament of Uganda Plot 16-18 Parliament Avenue P.O. Box 7178 Kampala-Uganda Dear Hon. Members of Parliament, We write to express our concerns regarding the implications of Constitution (Amendment) Bill No. 13/2017 which was tabled in Parliament on 13th July 2017. The Bill seeks to...
The main objective of the Land Awareness Week (LAW) is to provide platforms for massive community awareness raising and community capacity strengthening on land rights, land governance, administration and land laws for effective and improved delivery and accountability in the land services.
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,...
Zawadi Esther harvesting cassava on her farm in Tiapi village, Ayavu Parish. The mother of five children supports her family with farming.
Land is a very vital resource in production, to be able to grow more food in order to improve nutrition and raise incomes; women need equal access to land and production services. Whereas women carry out the bulk of agricultural production

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