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Mining in Uganda

  • CSOs rally MPs support for a pro-people law as mining legislation takes shape
  • Nivatiti Nandujja, Human Rights Coordinator (AAU). Photo by Francis Emorut
    Address challenges faced by women in mining – MPs, activists ask government
  • A youth miner entering a pit in Nabwal Mining Camp. Photo by Josepine Nabaale
    Health and Safety Issues Ignored in the Busoga Gold Rush
  • CSOs rally MPs support for a pro-people law as mining legislation takes shape

      The Civil Society Organisations will be pushing for inclusivness as they present their agenda to Members of Parliament in the ongoing legislation review process of the Mining Act 2003 and

  • Nivatiti Nandujja, Human Rights Coordinator (AAU). Photo by Francis Emorut
    Address challenges faced by women in mining – MPs, activists ask government

    Members of Parliament and human rights activists have asked government to enforce the laws in the mining sector to protect the right of women in the sector. The MPs and other stakeholders said

  • A youth miner entering a pit in Nabwal Mining Camp. Photo by Josepine Nabaale
    Health and Safety Issues Ignored in the Busoga Gold Rush

    With red dust all over his body, a short well-built man, probably in his 40s, steps out of a 50-foot deep pit in order to speak to Oil in Uganda on his mining escapades. His name is Mr. Majidu

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Petroleum Fund, Stabilisation Fund, Sovereign Wealth Fund

A fund, separate from government’s general budget, which receives part or all of the revenues from natural resources.  Norway, Chile and some oil producing countries in the Middle East have created such funds.   The money is invested, rather than spent, so that future generations will also have the opportunity to benefit from the present harvesting of natural resources.  Saving some of the revenues for future use also helps to reduce the risk of ‘Dutch Disease.’

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