Land rights for women and vulnerable communities
The oil and gas sector in Uganda is at a critical stage. The infrastructures include well pads and flowlines, crude oil pipelines, central processing facilities, a refinery, base camps and access roads, among others. These facilities are being set up for four key projects; the Tilenga and Kingfisher projects (for development of the fields and production of the crude oil) together with the Refinery and the East African Crude Oil Pipeline projects.
Apparently there, there is massive displacement of communities for government and oil companies to acquire land for the construction the above infrastructures.
Therefore, the main objective of this program is to strengthen women and vulnerable communities on their land rights amidst massive community displacements, land acquisition and compensation processes by the government and oil companies to secure land for oil and gas developments and projects.