Publications

  • The Draft Mining and Mineral Bill, 2019

    The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development drafted the Mining and Mineral Bill, 2019. The Bill seeks to consolidate and reform the Law relating to Mineral resources to give effect to article 244 of the constitution. It also seeks to repeal the outdated Mining Act, 2003 and provide for administrative and institutional reforms for better governance and management of the Mining sector.

  • A simple guide to the Land acquisition bill 2018

    Global Rights Alert has developed a simple Guide to the Land Acquisition Bill, 2018. This guide is to provide an opportunity for citizens to understand the Bill and make informed input on whether Uganda actually needs such a law or not, and what kind of safe guards are necessary to protect the rights of Ugandans while at the same time allowing government to undertake strategic investments on land.

  • The Plight of Women in Gold Mining: A Case of Mubende and Buhweju Districts

    Structural barriers continue to restrict women from participating in making decisions that affect thier lives. As such, GRA conducted a rapid assessement to ascertain the working conditions of women in gold mining, a case of Mubende and Buhweju Districts. This fact sheet presents key finding from the assessement.

  • GRA Annual Report 2018

    Global Rights Alert (GRA) is pleased to share her Annual Report 2018, that highlights the organisation's major gains in the year.

  • Report on All People's Conference on Mining in Uganda

    This report presents proceedings from All People's Conference on Mining in Uganda held on 25th & 26th September, 2018 under the theme, "Promoting inclusiveness in the governance of Uganda's mineral wealth,". The conference was organised by by Global Rights Alert (GRA) in partnership with Action Aid Uganda (AAU),  Publish What You Pay (PWYP - Uganda) and Mubende United Miners Assembly (MUMA). 

  • Assessing Gender Sensitivity in Uganda’s Extractive Industry

    Find herein an assessement of Gender Sensitivity in Uganda's Extractives Industry: A case of Buliisa, Hoima and Mubende districts.

  • Hoima District Property Compensation Rates-Runyakitara version

    Here find Hoima District Property Compensation rates translated into Runyakitara, a local dialect spoken by the largest population in oil rich Hoima district.

  • Report of the Committee of Parliament on Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) on investigations into the Shs 6 bn oil money reward to 42 public officials

    Herein find a a report of the Committee of Parliament on Commission, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) investigations into the circumstances under which the reward of Shs 6 billion (oil money) was given to to 42 public officers who participated in the Heritage oil and gas arbitration case.

  • NGO Regulations 2017

    Herein published the NGO Regulations, 2017 that guide the implementation of the NGO Act, 2016.

  • The Natural Resources Manifesto 2016-2021

    This Manifesto helps citizens share with their leaders what they want done in the extractives sector. The major focus is for citizens to demand for issues listed herein from their leaders or those intending to lead. On the part of politicians this manifesto is intended to guide them into what the citizens want and the issues that citizens would like to see in their manifestos and what they would prefer to be implemented once the leaders are elected.

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