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Land cover, land use change and related issues in the Lake Victoria basin States, drivers, future trends and impacts on environment and human livelihoods  Published Popular

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Land cover, land use change and related issues in the Lake Victoria basin- States, drivers, future trends and impacts on environment and human livelihoods.pdf

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Land cover, land use change and related issues in the Lake Victoria basin  States, drivers, future trends and impacts on environment and human livelihoods

Land is a critical resource for the survival of the over 25 million inhabitants of the Lake Victoria basin in which agriculture contributes immensely to local and national economies. The steady decline in per capital land holding and escalating land degradation are posing serious concerns to food security and environmental integrity thus threatening economic, social and physical survival in the lake region now and in the future.

Land Reform and Investments in Agriculture for Social Economic Transformation of Uganda  Published Popular

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Land Reform and Investments in Agriculture for Social-Economic Transformation of Uganda.pdf

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Land Reform and Investments in Agriculture for Social Economic Transformation of Uganda

Uganda, with a per capita Gross National Income (GNI) of US$ 510 (Atlas method, current prices) in 2013 and with 22 percent of her population living below US$1.25 per day as of 2013, has prepared a development vision, the so-called Vision 2040, with the aim to graduate into a lower middle income country by 2017, then progressing to an upper middle incomecategory by 2032 and attaining a target of US$9500(current prices) in 2040, with only 5 percent of her population living below the poverty line (The Republic of Uganda Undated).

Land tenure and agricultural productivity in Uganda  Published Popular

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Land tenure and agricultural productivity in Uganda.pdf

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Land tenure and agricultural productivity in Uganda

Uganda’s significant economic growth over the last twenty years seemed to create favorable conditions for increased agricultural productivity, but agricultural productivity has failed to increase concordantly. As a result, most increases in aggregate crop production have been achieved from the expansion of cultivated land rather than increased investment in production technologies to raise crop yields per unit area of land.

Land Tenure and Deforestation Interactions and Environmental Implications  Published Popular

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Land Tenure and Deforestation- Interactions and Environmental Implications.pdf

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Land Tenure and Deforestation  Interactions and Environmental Implications

Land tenure institutions have unique features growing out of historical patterns of settlementor conquest. Such institutions are tied to value systems and are grounded in religious, social,political and cultural antecedents. Land tenure relationships are sub-systems within a broader
and complex web of institutions that make up a socio-cultural-political system. “Land tenure” refers to those institutions that are part of an interrelated system which embodies the legal and contractual or customary arrangements whereby people gain access to opportunities on the land.

Land Tenure and Economic Activities in Uganda a Literature Review  Published Popular

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Land Tenure and Economic Activities in Uganda- a Literature Review.pdf

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Land Tenure and Economic Activities in Uganda  a Literature Review

Land is an important asset for people’s live-lihoods and for economic development in Uganda, where the majority of people live in rural areas. Land is also, increasingly, be-ing seen as a commodity and the demand for land is on the increase, not least because of rising food prices, the potential for the pro-duction of biofuels and the recent discovery of oil in the western part of Uganda.

Land Tenure and Rights for improved land management and sustainable development  Published Popular

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Land Tenure and Rights for improved land management and sustainable development.pdf

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Land Tenure and Rights for improved land management and sustainable development

This working paper was commissioned by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), in order to explore how land tenure systems in different ecosystems and bio-cultural regions around the world are linked to land degradation or sustainable land management.

Land Tenure Security and development in Uganda  Published Popular

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Land Tenure Security and development in Uganda.pdf

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Land Tenure Security and development in Uganda

Uganda stands on the verge of adopting a new land policy. According to the 2011 final draft version of the policy, the goal is “to ensure efficient, equitable and sustainable utilization and management of Uganda’s land and land-based resources for poverty reduction, wealth creation and overall socio-economic development.”

Land Tenure under transition Tenure security, land institutions and economic activity in Uganda  Published Popular

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Land Tenure under transition - Tenure security, land institutions and economic activity in Uganda.pdf

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Land Tenure under transition   Tenure security, land institutions and economic activity in Uganda

At the time of finalizing the present report, the Cabinet of Uganda is discussing a draft for a new National Land Policy. The draft Land Policy builds upon the Constitution of Uganda (1995) which guarantees every person a right to own property either individually or in association with others.

Land, Food Security and Agriculture in Uganda  Published Popular

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Land, Food Security and Agriculture in Uganda.pdf

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Land, Food Security and Agriculture in Uganda

Uganda’s population currently stands at almost 35 million people and is still growing at an alarming level. 80% of this population is predominantly reliant on agriculture for livelihood and most of them practice subsistence farming as the means by which they feed themselves. In Uganda, land is the most invaluable asset for citizens. It is acquired to provide livelihood, facilitate production and economic transformation of the country.

Linkages between Land Management, Land Degradation, and Poverty in Sub Saharan Africa The Case of Uganda  Published Popular

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Linkages between Land Management, Land Degradation, and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Case of Uganda.pdf

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Linkages between Land Management, Land Degradation, and Poverty in Sub Saharan Africa  The Case of Uganda

Poverty reduction and sustainable land management are two objectives that most Afri-can countries strive to achieve simultaneously. In designing policies to achieve these objectives concurrently a clear understanding of their linkage is crucial. Yet there is only limited empirical evidence to demonstrate the linkage between poverty and land man-agement in Africa. Using Uganda as a case study, this analysis seeks to better understand this linkage

Linking land governance and food security in Africa  Published Popular

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Linking land governance and food security in Africa.pdf

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Linking land governance and food security in Africa

Equitable access to land is vital for inclusive economic growth,sustainable development and food security in Africa where numerous processes, including those related to globalization,population growth, increased demand for food and biofuels,tourism, urbanization, nature conservation, mining, and climate change increase pressure on land.

Local Economic Development Policy, Uganda  Published Popular

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Local Economic Development Policy, Uganda.pdf

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Local Economic Development Policy, Uganda

Uganda’s Decentralization Policy was introduced by the Government in 1992 in order to enable citizens to have more voice in determining and managing their affairs (democratic governance) and to improve on the provision of services (social and economic welfare).

National Report on Progress on the Implementation of the Rio Commitments on Sustainable Development in Uganda  Published Popular

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National Report on Progress on the Implementation of the Rio Commitments on Sustainable Development in Uganda.pdf

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National Report on Progress on the Implementation of the Rio Commitments on Sustainable Development in Uganda

Uganda is located in East Africa and lies astride the Equator between latitude 4 o N and 1 o S and longitudes 29.5 o E and 35 o E. It is bordered by the Republic of South Sudan in the north, the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west, Republic of Kenya in the East, and United Republic of
Tanzania and Republic of Rwanda in the south.

Policies for improved land management in Uganda  Published Popular

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Policies for improved land management in Uganda.pdf

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Policies for improved land management in Uganda

The PMA is a strategic framework for the implementation of programs and policies the Government of Uganda intends to introduce in the process of modernizing agriculture in Uganda. As such there are several policy areas in which we need answers,but these can only be obtained through research

Policies, People and Land use change in Uganda A case in Ntungamo, Lake Mburo and Sango Bay sites  Published Popular

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Policies, People and Land use change in Uganda- A case in Ntungamo, Lake Mburo and Sango Bay sites.pdf

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Policies, People and Land use change in Uganda  A case in Ntungamo, Lake Mburo and Sango Bay sites

The research focused on a set of intermediate variables through which demographic changes can alter icalthe natural environment. These variables are especially important because they include the main physical and social properties that define the relationship between farmers and their land.

Population Pressure, rural to rural migration and evolution of land tenure institutions the case of Uganda  Published Popular

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Population Pressure, rural-to rural migration and evolution of land tenure institutions. the case of Uganda.pdf

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Population Pressure, rural to rural migration and evolution of land tenure institutions  the case of Uganda

There is a large and growing body of literature on the role of private land rights and land tenure security in stimulating agricultural development and hence improving the wellbeing of landholders in developing countries.

Property Rights and Land Policies  Published Popular

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Property Rights and Land Policies.pdf

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Property Rights and Land Policies

While early theories of development focused on accumulation of capi‑tal, macroeconomic policies, and natural endowments as key deter‑
minants of performance in terms of growth and poverty reduction,an influential strand of literature has postulated a central role of institutions as a
precondition of economic growth.

Protecting Community Lands and Resources Evidence from Liberia, Mozambique and Uganda  Published Popular

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Protecting Community Lands and Resources- Evidence from Liberia, Mozambique and Uganda.pdf

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Protecting Community Lands and Resources  Evidence from Liberia, Mozambique and Uganda

In recent years, governments across Africa, Asia and Latin America have been granting vast land concessions to foreign and domestic investors for agro-industrial enterprisesand resource extraction. Often, governments make concessions with a view to further-ing development and strengthening the national economy.

Protecting rights to Customary Land in Uganda  Published Popular

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Protecting rights to Customary Land in Uganda.pdf

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Protecting rights to Customary Land in Uganda

Today, land-related problems continue to persist in Acholiland, manifested by land disputes and outright conflicts, many associated with land grabbing. More recently, a quest for investment and business interests in the Acholi region is evident which is having major consequences for people who are being evicted and displaced from their land. Dr. Fr. Joesph Okumu remarked that ‘After the LRA insurgency, land holdings of the Acholi people became more disputed than ever before in history, which has called for the research to be done’.

Report of the Community Conservation Resilience Initiative, Uganda  Published Popular

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Report of the Community Conservation Resilience Initiative, Uganda.pdf

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Report of the Community Conservation Resilience Initiative, Uganda

The world is facing serious environmental challenges. Increased concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are causing increasing earth's average temperatures, influencing patterns and amounts of precipitation, reducing ice and snow cover, raising sea levels, increasing acidity of the oceans, increasing frequency,intensity, and/or duration of extreme events and shifting ecosystem characteristic