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pdf Annual Mineral Development Scorecard 2016 pdf Popular

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Second Annual Mineral Scorecard.pdf

This scorecard is a tool for assessing and ranking performance across a bench mark of indicators that are aligned with national development priorities. These include: Institutional Policy and Legal Framework, Sectoral Linkages, Value Addition, Local Content, and Infrastructure Development, among others.

pdf Annual Petroleum Development Scorecard 2016 Popular

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Annual Petroleum Development Scorecard 2016.pdf


The petroleum scorecard is a tool for assessing and ranking performance across a bench mark of indicators that are aligned with national development priorities. These indicators include: Legal, policy and institutional framework, sectoral linkages, value addition, health, safety and environmental management, local content and infrastructure development, among others.

pdf Business, Human Rights, and Uganda's Oil. Part 1: Uganda's oil sector and potential threats to human rights Popular

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Business Human Rights and Uganda's oil Updated Published Version.pdf

The following report is the first of a series of four. The series sheds a light on the oil sector in Uganda, its possible impact on human rights, and how government, companies, and civil society can best enable a positive bond between oil and the welfare of the Ugandan people.

pdf Farming, Livestock Keeping and the state of mining in Amudat District Popular

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Amudat District is one of Karamoja Region's mineral rich Districts. However, the main economic activity in the district is pastoralism from which the district earns revenue from the neighbouring country (Kenya) which offers the greatest market for livestock. A number of people grow crops and others take part in mining. Find out more on the state of the three economic activities, the challenges and recommendations

pdf Global Trends in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM): A Review of Key Numbers and Issues Popular

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Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) has experienced explosive growth in recent years due to the rising value of mineral prices. From only 6 million directly engaged in ASM in 1993 to over 40 million in 2017. That compares with only 7 million people working in industrial mining in 2013. 

pdf Mining Act 2003 Popular

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mining Act 2003.pdf

An Act to repeal and replace the Mining Act, Cap. 248, with a new legislation on mining and mineral development which conforms, and otherwise gives effect, to the relevant provisions of the Constitution; to vest the ownership and control of all minerals in Uganda in the Government; to provide for the acquisition of mineral rights; and to provide for other related matters. 

pdf Mining in Uganda : a conflict sensitive analysis Popular

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 This study examines whether the mining sector frameworks can support peaceful, transparent and mutually beneficial mineral extractions in Uganda. It explores the perceptions and attitudes of: communities living in and around mining areas; government officials in mineral holding districts; and mining company officials and focuses on how communities are affected by mining activities.


pdf Second Annual Mining and Mineral Scorecard Popular

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Second Annual Mining and Mineral Scorecard.pdf

The second edition of this scorecard assessed the operationalization and functioning of the systems and frameworks for the subsequent achievement of sustainable development in the country. Using both secondary and primary data, engagement of stakeholders in the sector, the scorecard assessment analysed the performance of the sub-sector. Key findings suggest that the overall average performance of the sector is at 43.7%, which is a slight improvement from the 40.4% registered in the inaugural scorecard launched in 2016. Nevertheless, performance of the mining and minerals sub-sector remains below average though there are slight improvements in some areas. Specifically, the subsector scores were below average along some key performance indicators which include; minerals production, revenue generation, collection and management (19.7%); Institutional Establishment and Development (31.8%); Gender Equity and Social Inclusion and Participation (37.5%); minerals value addition and marketing (45.8%); and Health, Safety and Environment conservation and management (46.4%), while above average performance was registered in the following areas: access to mineral resources (52.3%); local content development and participation (55.4%), infrastructural development (52.8%); and regional and international initiatives (51.4%).

pdf Second Annual Petroleum Development Scorecard Popular

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The purpose of the scorecard is to assess the performance of the subsector and identify key interventional areas aimed at enhancing the contribution of the sector towards Uganda’s socio-economic transformation which is enshrined in the National Development Plan (NDP) and Vision 2040. The petroleum scorecard for Uganda is a tool for assessing the performance of the subsector along identified key indicators that are aligned with national development priorities. These indicators are based on the various sectoral documents such as policies, legal frameworks and strategic plans, among others.


Many developments have taken place as the country prepares to produce first oil around 2020/21. In this second scorecard, therefore, we assess Uganda’s preparedness to enter the development phase of the subsector and its capacity to ensure that the exploitation of oil and gas resources benefit every Ugandan and leads to fair and equitable development across the country.


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maping done updated (2).pdf


Artisanal and Small Scale Mining (ASM) in Uganda has important implications for sustainable development. However, it has to date received inadequate attention despite its potential to impact livelihoods, provide crucial inputs for domestic economic development, have closer links with the local economy, generate more local jobs and ultimately contribute to poverty reduction.

ASM operations exist in an uncertain legal and regulatory environment, with a lack of publicly available and easily accessible geological data, which exacerbates wasteful exploration and discourages investment in the sector. The ASM mining communities in Uganda remain quite poor and prone to conflict and social unrest.

This study attempts to understand the entire environment surrounding ASM, the nature of their activities, challenges, economic potential and viability in an increasingly mechanised society.


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Iresponsible extraction of mineral and petroleum resources can destriy prouctive soils, pollute farmlands and distabilise livestock ultimately escalating food shortage. Policy makers should therefore promote innovations which foster the co-existence of the extractives industry, agriculture and pastoralism to improve food security in Uganda. This report is a policy maker's guide to understanding agriculture, pastoralism an mining in Amudat District.

pdf United Nations Handbook on Extractives Industries Taxation 2017 Popular

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The United Nations Handbook on Selected Issues for Taxation of the Extractive Industries by Developing Countries (the Handbook) is a response to the need, often expressed by developing countries, for clearer guidance on the policy and administrative aspects of applying taxes to enterprises, including multinational enterprises (MNEs) acting in the extractive industries and other local and international companies accessory to the business.

pdf Women in artisinal and small scale mining Uganda recommendations

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This report expounds on the challenges facing women in mining in Uganda and suggests recommendations to address the challenges and increase  opportunities for empowerment.