Uganda EITI Workplan 2020 - 2022
Uganda has finalised the candidature application process to join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). This brings it a step closer to becoming and EITI implementing Country. Download a copy of the Uganda EITI workplan and have an idea on how Uganda plans to implement this initiative which aims at improving the governance of Extractive Industries.
Report on the Citizens' Convention on Mining 2019
On the 19th and 20th September 2019, GRA held a Citizens' Convention on Mining. This was in partnership with Advocates Coalition on Development and Environment (ACODE), Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) and Action Aid Uganda. This report contains an account of the proceedings of the convention which run under the theme, "Amplifying Citizens’ Voices, Harnessing Mineral Wealth Opportunities for Uganda."
GRA Annual Report 2019
The year 2019 was a remarkable one for Global Rights Alert. As an organization, We registered great strides in our work in extractives while at the same time, built on the internal capacity of the institution. Download a copy of our 2019 report and enjoy the read.
The Draft Mining and Mineral Bill, 2019
The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development drafted the Mining and Mineral Bill, 2019. The Bill seeks to consolidate and reform the Law relating to Mineral resources to give effect to article 244 of the constitution. It also seeks to repeal the outdated Mining Act, 2003 and provide for administrative and institutional reforms for better governance and management of the Mining sector.
A simple guide to the Land acquisition bill 2018
Global Rights Alert has developed a simple Guide to the Land Acquisition Bill, 2018. This guide is to provide an opportunity for citizens to understand the Bill and make informed input on whether Uganda actually needs such a law or not, and what kind of safe guards are necessary to protect the rights of Ugandans while at the same time allowing government to undertake strategic investments on land.
The Plight of Women in Gold Mining: A Case of Mubende and Buhweju Districts
Structural barriers continue to restrict women from participating in making decisions that affect thier lives. As such, GRA conducted a rapid assessement to ascertain the working conditions of women in gold mining, a case of Mubende and Buhweju Districts. This fact sheet presents key finding from the assessement.
GRA Annual Report 2018
Global Rights Alert (GRA) is pleased to share her Annual Report 2018, that highlights the organisation's major gains in the year.
Report on All People's Conference on Mining in Uganda
This report presents proceedings from All People's Conference on Mining in Uganda held on 25th & 26th September, 2018 under the theme, "Promoting inclusiveness in the governance of Uganda's mineral wealth,". The conference was organised by by Global Rights Alert (GRA) in partnership with Action Aid Uganda (AAU), Publish What You Pay (PWYP - Uganda) and Mubende United Miners Assembly (MUMA).
Assessing Gender Sensitivity in Uganda’s Extractive Industry
Find herein an assessement of Gender Sensitivity in Uganda's Extractives Industry: A case of Buliisa, Hoima and Mubende districts.
Hoima District Property Compensation Rates-Runyakitara version
Here find Hoima District Property Compensation rates translated into Runyakitara, a local dialect spoken by the largest population in oil rich Hoima district.