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Oct 24 2013

Developing a National Land Policy in Uganda: A Learning Process

Uganda has just adopted  this year its first national land policy. This comes at a time when land is coming under increasing pressure in the country from a rapidly growing population and the demands of commercial agriculture. An estimated 80 percent of Ugandans rely on agriculture to survive and the sector accounts for 40 percent of its GDP. In short, a national land policy is vitally important to the country economic growth and stability. The process Uganda used to develop this policy was inclusive and consultative and a great example for other countries. Learn about the process, the lessons learned, and the promise of this new policy in this research paper | Download the paper (160KB PDF)

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