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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.
In the communique, the Guild Presidents' Forum on Oil Governance (GPFOG) react to the president's remarks that Uganda would hire foreigners to fill skills gaps in the oil sector. The remarks were made at the Skilling and Local Content Forum held last week.
The youth argue that Uganda is not doing enough to prepare Ugandans to work in the oil sector and note that the president's remarks are testament to this.
They make several recommendations, which can be viewed via:  Communique by GPFOG calling on government to improve national content efforts