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Local Content in the Oil and Gas Sector An Assessment of Uganda’s Legal and Policy Regimes

This policy brief assesses the legal and policy approaches so far adopted in ensuring the participation of Ugandans in the oil and gas sector. The brief assesses the standards set in the Oil and Gas Policy, 2008, the Petroleum (Exploration, Develop…

Ensuring the Sustainable Availability of Affordable Quality Seeds & Planting Materials in Uganda

This study aimed to examine the potential of Uganda’s draft national seed policy, major seed legislation and the key public sector seed establishments in as far as ensuring the sustainable availability and accessibility of affordable quality seed an…

Equitable Sharing of the Treasures of Oil and Gas In a Transparent and Environmentally Sustainable Manner

"The discussions centred on two important ideas: First, Parliament must actively engage in the legislative process and pass laws that are strong, detailed and responsive to the many risks that oil production creates. Second, Parliament must use its…

The Tragedy of Natural Resources Dependent Pastoral Communities: A case of Teso-Karamoja Border Land Conflict

"This research sought to establish the linkages between land scarcity, security and ethnic conflict among the Itesot and the Karimojong in Katakwi- Moroto districts and identify options on how to resolve the conflict. Katakwi district is occupied b…

From Concept to Action: The Protection and Promotion of Farmers' Rights in East Africa

"The importance of plant genetic resources and the need to conserve and sustainably utilize them has been the subject of many regional and international discussions in the last two and a half decades. The thrust of these discussions has centered not…

Uganda National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan: The Crisis in Uganda's Biodiversity Policy Making Process

"It is important to recognize that Uganda's efforts to transform her economy, social services and politics are directly tied to the fate of our biological resources. Uganda's stock of biological diversity including forests, wildlife, wetlands, micro…

Promoting Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture through Facilitated Access to Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: Understanding the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit Sharing

"This paper has been prepared to contribute to the understanding of the operation of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit Sharing (herein after referred to as the Multilateral System) and the opportunities it offers in promoting food securi…

Deepening Democracy and Enhancing Sustainable Livelihoods in Uganda: An Independent Review of the Performance of Special Interest Groups in Parliament

"In 2006 Uganda was going through a political transition process. To most political commentators, yet another milestone in the democratic development of a country whose 44 years of post-independence period have been marred by political anarchy and …

Green Growth Economy in Uganda: Strategies for Sustainable Development and Inclusive Growth: 72nd Session of State of the Nation Platform

Green Economies are a path to sustainable development. Green economies respond to the development challenges and imbalances in growth strategies that underlie the global financial and economic crisis by motivating policymakers in nation states to gi…

The Next Big Steps: Consolidating Gains of Decentralisation and Repositioning the Local Government Sector in Uganda

This eighth national Local Government Councils Scorecard report presents findings and results of the performance of elected political leaders at the district levels during the Financial Year 2018/2019. The assessment was conducted in 35 Local Govern…

The Local Government Councils Scorecard FY 2018/19: The Next Big Steps: Consolidating Gains of Decentralisation and Repositioning the Local Government Sector in Uganda

This eighth national Local Government Councils Scorecard report presents findings and results of the performance of elected political leaders at the district levels during the Financial Year 2018/2019. The Local Government Councils Scorecard FY 2018…

Agago District Local Government Council Scorecard Assessment FY 2018/2019

Agago District, formerly part of Pader was created by an Act of Parliament and operationalized in July 2010. Now in its 10th year of existence, Agago consists of two counties of Agago County and Agago North County and has 16 lower local governments…

Mainstreaming Climate Change in the National Budget: Memorandum of Issues from the Review of the Budget Framework Paper for 2020/2021

This memorandum of issues seeks to contribute to the on-going process of providing policy proposals on climate change mainstreaming during the debate on the budget framework paper. The memorandum has been prepared by the Advocates Coalition for Deve…

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