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Chief Govt valuer should prioritize compensation for oil, gas projects

COMMENT | Joseph Mukasa Ngubwagye |  Projects in the oil and gas sector require, among other things, land for temporary and permanent infrastructure and installations. This land acquisition is achieved through Resettlement Action Plans (RAPs) which seek to specify all resettlement arrangements and measures for avoiding, minimizing or compensating losses or …

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Uganda in tough test on oil money

Secret dirty deals could end as govt signs transparency initiative Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda’s recent admission into the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a “step in the right direction,” according to local civil society. But many also remain cautious. Gerald Byarugaba, the extractive industries coordinator at …

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NEMA snubs CSOs petition on oil pipeline assessment report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The National Agricultural Management Authority-NEMA has snubbed a petition by civil societies under Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas-CSCO which requested the environment body not to approve the east African oil pipeline environment and social impact assessment report.    The Civil Society Coalition on …

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NEMA snubs CSOs petition on oil pipeline assessment report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The National Agricultural Management Authority-NEMA has snubbed a petition by civil societies under Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas-CSCO which requested the environment body not to approve the East African oil pipeline environment and social impact assessment report. The Civil Society Coalition on …

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Civil society concerned over oil pipeline

CSOs accuse NEMA, oil companies of doing sham environmental impact public hearings Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Civil society organisations that are tracking developments in Uganda’s fledgling oil and gas industry have asked the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) to ensure transparency and accountability whenever citizens are appraising oil …

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CSOs snub East African crude oil pipeline assessment report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas (CSCO) has snubbed the Environment and Social Impact Assessment- ESIA, on the planned East African Crude Oil Pipeline, saying its lacking in all aspects. The 1,443km crude oil export pipeline will transport Uganda’s crude oil from …

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Wanted: Genuine oil investors

How pressure on oil refinery, pipeline pushed Uganda to agree to end secret deals Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | For ten years, civil society has been trying and failing to push the government to join the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a global mechanism that requires governments and companies …

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