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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.

Mindful of our collective mandate to ensure that public resources benefit all Ugandans, we, Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO), Global Rights Alert (GLA), National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE), Centre for Constitutional Governance (CCG), Guild Presidents Forum on Oil Governance (GPFOG), GRAFENI BUTIMBA Hoima, Kwatanisa Buseruka, Kakindo Orphans-Buliisa and the Oil Refinery Residents Association (ORRA), are unequivocally calling on the over 40 public officials who received the Shs 6B oil bonus payment to return it to the consolidated fund immediately. AFIEGO and partners' communique on the Shs 6B oil cash payout to public officials