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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 this issue, you will read about our work to strengthen youth leadership to promote transparency and accountability in Uganda's oil sector, how government is taking advantage of the suffering and frustration of the refinery affected people to force them into signing for low compensation, our campaign against the proposal to amend Article 26 of the Constitution that will empower government to compulsorily acquire property before payment of adequate compensation, our gender mainstreaming campaign and how Women's lives can be improved through more informed energy-sector interventions drawing on a gender approach. We would like to remind you that it is always a pleasure having you read The Energizer.AFIEGO Newsletter January 2015.AFIEGO Newsletter January 2015