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Uganda's estimated oil wealth has increased from 3.5 billion to 6.5 billion barrels,following new discoveries. || 80% of the land in Uganda is tilled by Women but they own less than 10% of it. || The Albertine grabben, where most of Uganda's oil is found, is also one of the most ecologically diverse regions in Africa.

Advocacy Letters

Documents
Open letter by Oil Refinery PAPs to the presidents of Uganda & Tanzania on failures in land acquisition processes and lack of adequate citizen participation in oil sector
Open letter to the Minister of Water and Environment to table the National Environmental Management Bill before Parliament
Open Letter by CSOs to President Yoweri Museveni on mismanagement of energy sector
Open letter to President Museveni of Uganda and President Kabila of the DRC on ill-advised oil exploitation in L.Edward
Open letter to the World Bank president from Ugandan CSOs
Open letter to President Museveni on lands commission of inquiry
Open letter to the Minister of Lands on proposed land amendments
Open letter from environmental civil society organisations in the Great Lakes region to the heads of state of DRC and Uganda
Open letter to Hon Betty Amongi on cancellation of land titles in Bunyoro
Open letter by Enviromental and Human rights Civil Society groups from Greater Virunga to Presidents Joseph Kabila and Kaguta Museveni
Open letter to Pope Francis requesting for protection of Environmental Defenders
Open letter to President Museveni on lands commission of inquiry
Open letter by Environmental and Human rights Civil Society groups from Greater Virunga to Presidents Joseph Kabila and Kaguta Museveni
Open letter to the Minister of Lands on proposed land amendments
Open letter to the Minister of Lands asking to drop proposed land amendments
Open letter to the Presidents of Uganda and DRC to desist from oil activities in Lake Edward
Open letter to Minister of Energy on special settlements for refinery-affected communities