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Uganda's estimated oil wealth has increased from 3.5 billion to 6.5 billion barrels,following new discoveries. || 80% of the land in Uganda is tilled by Women but they own less than 10% of it. || The Albertine grabben, where most of Uganda's oil is found, is also one of the most ecologically diverse regions in Africa.
Your Excellences,
 
By this letter, we, environmental and Human Rights civil society groups of the Great Lakes region, take this opportunity  to express our appreciation and support  of your efforts to ensure sustainable management and utilization of natural resources including  the shared resources between  Uganda and DR Congo. We also thank you for supporting  national, regional and global initiatives to fight  climate  change  and global warming, as well as promote equity and social justice in the region for the common good.  Open letter by Enviromental and Human rights Civil Society groups from Greater Virunga to president Joseph Kabila and President Museveni