Land and Equity Movement in Uganda
Member since: 
2015

2015 Award Recipient

A Common Right

The Uganda Land Alliance is an exceptional example of an organisation who has used existing laws to empower and protect those living on and from the land. By working with over 50 communities in Uganda to set up Communal Land Associations (CLA), communities like Karamoja have been able to use existing laws to defend themselves against the insurgence of land grabbing and ensure fair compensation for invements. 

This case study reports the constructive collaboration between the Government and Civil Society Organisations in the formulation of the Uganda National Land Policy between 2001 and 2013. The Policy, eventually adopted in 2013, incorporates to a large extent the views of the Civil Society...

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ILC, ULA

This case study reports the constructive collaboration between the Government and Civil Society Organisations in the formulation of the Uganda National Land Policy between 2001 and 2013. 

La mitad del área total de la tierra de Karamoja, una sub-región en Uganda, pertenece a comunidades bajo un régimen consuetudinario. Estas tierras comunales son propensas al acaparamiento de tierras, sobre todo para turismo o minería. La Uganda Land Alliance (ULA) ha empoderado  a las...

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