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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.
The communique details why oil exploration in Karamoja before strengthening of the land tenure system in the region and before NEMA completes the environmental legal reforms to enable the institution of new environment laws  is bad.
The communique, which is educative, calls on government to first address the above before undertaking oil exploration in Karamoja.