My proud moment: GRA Community Based Monitors story book

This book showcases some of the best reflections as illustrated by the Global Rights Alert Community Based Monitors (CBMs). GRA works with a system of Community Based Monitors in the districts of Hoima, Kikuube, Buliisa, Kakumiro, Mubende, Kassanda, Kyotera, Rakai, Lwengo, Ssembabule and Gomba. CBMs document issues that come from their communities and use the same as a basis for advocating for the interests of their communities. In their community work, CBMs witness and be part of many success stories. Its these moments that are captured in this book titled "My Proud Moment."


The Human Rights Impact Assessment Report for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP)

The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) is a proposed 1,445-kilometer pipeline that will transport oil from Kabaale, Hoima, Uganda to the Chongoleani peninsula near Tanga port in Tanzania. This Human Rights Impact Assessment report highlights the social, environmental, cultural, and human rights risks of the EACOP for communities located along the proposed pipeline corridor. Co-researched and produced by Global Rights Alert (GRA), Civic Response on Environment and Development (CRED), Northern Coalition for Extractives and Environment (NCEE), and Oxfam, it identifies and documents the actual and potential human rights implications of this major infrastructure project and makes recommendations to the governments and the companies to mitigate the adverse impacts and to increase the positive impacts of this project and advocate for inclusiveness, transparency, and accountability.


GRA Annual Report 2020

We are excited to share with you our 2020 Annual Report. 2020 was an unprecedented year for GRA, as it was for the global community, with the COVID-19 pandemic creating a humanitarian crisis with far-reaching impacts on Uganda’s economy and society. The pandemic has disproportionately affected people especially women and the youth. While not without its challenges, 2020 was also a year that brought many milestones in which we consolidated development gains while laying the foundation for a continued journey of hope. This report is a record of how me managed to sail through the pandemic while remaining steadfast to our mission of making natural resources benefit the people. Enjoy the read


Uganda EITI Report for Fiscal Year 2019/20

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a global standard for the good governance of oil, gas and mineral resources. Uganda was admitted to the EITI on 12th August 2020 and by virtue of becoming a member, Uganda commited to disclose information along its extractive industry value chain. This is Uganda's first EITI report and it covers the period for the Financial year 2019/20.


Mining and Minerals Act, 2022

This act is meant to consolidate and reform the law relating to mineral resources to give effect to article 244 of the Constitution;to strengthen the administrative structures for the effective management of the mineral subsectorto provide for the acquisition, management and dissemination of geological information; to regulate the licensing and participation of commercial entities in mining operations to provide for Government participation in mining operations; to provide for value addition with a view of promoting local growth by reaping benefits across the whole value chain among other mineral exploration benefits.



The Uganda Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Work Plan (WP) has been formulated by the Uganda Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) to guide its programmes and activities which are in line with the country’s national priorities, and as guided by the requirements set out in the 2019 EITI Standard. The Work Plan 2022/2023 has been developed to consolidate the achievements of the previous UGEITI Work plan, 2020/2021 – 2021/2022, whose goal was ‘to improve the governance of extractive industries in Uganda for the benefit of present and future generations’. The 2nd work plan has maintained the goal of the first work plan, and has been further developed to deliver on Uganda’s core priority objectives for extractive governance through alignment with the National Development Plan (NDP) III