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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.

AFIEGO and partners' observations about and recommendations for the 2017/2018 budget.

Some of the observations include: 

  • High literacy and life expectancy rates being compromised in oil region 
  • Big energy sector allocations with few returns 
  • Bujagali dam power price reduction strategies unsustainable 
  • Need for prudent investment in more affordable renewable energy sources 
  • Secrecy and corruption in energy projects

See more AFIEGO and partners' statement on the 2017 2018 budget