Oil Politics in Uganda’s Presidential Race
With Uganda expected to start oil production sometime in 2018, during the tenure of a president to be elected this February, the plans that the country’s eight presidential candidates have outlined for the oil and gas sector take on a special significance ahead of this year’s general election.
Acquisition of land for the Oil Refinery: Tracing Progress in resettling projects affected persons who opted for land for land compensation
This particular study focuses on Project Affected Persons (PAPs) who opted land for land compensation instead of cash compensation. The aim is to establish what progress government has made towards fulfilling its commitment to resettle the said PAPs since the initial assessment of their properties and living conditions in 2012.
Human Rights Status in the Gold Supply Chain in Uganda
The study examines human rights excesses that otherwise hurt and disadvantage artisanal mining in the gold supply chain in Karamoja Sub region, Uganda. The study makes a case for the review of mining laws to provide for the participation of stakeholders in granting mineral licenses and recommends that Uganda should adopt a tool kit by World Bank on Gender and extractives to cater for the equal benefit of both women and men.