Government Partners with CSOs in Implementation of the Uganda National Land Policy

Ugandan government through the Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development has urged Civil Society Organisations working in the land sector to partner with it [government] in the process of implementing the 2013 National Land Policy (NLP).

Speaking at a two day CSOs dialogue on the implementation of the NLP at Hotel Africana on November 25, Ms Naome Kabanda the head of the NLP Implementation at the Ministry of Lands, said government alone cannot effectively spearhead the process of implementation of the policy.

ILC assembly exposes opportunities in Uganda, Africa

The International Land Coalition Regional Assembly hosted by Uganda Land Alliance in Kampala has exposed opportunities regarding land rights, investment opportunities, gender issues, land administration among ILC member countries and other land actors.

Speaking at the five day meeting held at Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel in Entebbe on October 20, Shadrack Omondi the Chairman for ILC Africa noted that there were opportunities for members of the coalition to share and work out modalities to advocate for legitimate policies and laws governing land on behalf of the vulnerable groups




The ULA is concerned about a series of recurrent deplorable events following disputes over land claimed by the Uganda Wildlife Authority, Amuru and Adjumani district. The land at the centre of this dispute draws in the Acholi people in Amuru who claim ancestral/customary ownership, lukewarm interest by some Madi leaders, and also the National Forest Authority (NFA) and Uganda Wild Life Authority (UWA). The final exercise of placing mark stones has been interpreted by the locals and other observers and stakeholders as outright land grabbing!

Moroto woman tells her success story

Teddy Atudi, 29, is a Primary Seven dropout and single mother of five children. She lives in the rural poor village of Acholi-Inn catering for all her children for their daily needs. She does so using proceeds from brewing a local drink called "Kwete". She separated with her former husband sometime back and now lives with the children in a mud and wattle small house. 

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The Uganda Land Alliance (ULA) is a membership consortium of national, regional and international civil society organizations and individuals, lobbying and advocating for fair land laws and policies that address the land rights of the poor, disadvantaged and vulnerable groups and individuals in Uganda. The Alliance was established in 1995 as an independent non-governmental legal entity, registered as a company limited by guarantee.

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