Land issues in Uganda

Land Issues in Uganda

Land management is a major concern in Uganda and is of the utmost importance for economic development. Securing land rights in Uganda is a key component of the NDP (National Development Plan). The reduction of land-related disputes and conflicts will contribute to increasing productivity in business and in agriculture and will attract investors from Uganda, from the Ugandan diaspora as well as international investors. Between February 2010 and February 2013, the Consortium led by IGN France International signed a contract to design, supply, install and implement the Land Information System (LIS) and secure the land records. The Land Information System was developed and deployed in 6 districts (Kampala, Wakiso, Jinja, Mukono, Masaka, Mbarara). The main issues encountered in Uganda when talking about land are the following: What the reform is about Importance of Land tenure Role of the official land institutions Fraud & bribes

In February 2015, another Consortium led by IGN France International signed a contract to design, supply, install and implement the National Land Information System (NLIS) expanding the current system to cover an additional 15 regions and establish a fully integrated comprehensive, national system.