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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.
A communique by AFIEGO and her partners calling on MPs to reject  the Constitutional Amendment Bill Number 13 of 2017 in which the government  seeks to amend Article 26 of the 1995 Constitution to compulsorily acquire private property before payment of fair and adequate compensation. 
If effected, the proposed amendments will worsen human rights violations, land grabbing, displacements, delayed compensation, payment of unfair and inadequate compensation,  poverty, land conflicts, food insecurity, destruction of protected among others.
AFIEGO and her partners are calling on MPs to use their oversight powers to compel government to implement progressive legal reforms.
AFIEGO and her partners are committed to mobilise communities across the entire country to oppose this Bill in order to guard against violation of citizens’ rights.