FINAL REPORT ON THE INTEGRATED STUDY ON LAND AND FAMILY JUSTICE | Land Portal | Asegurando los Derechos a la Tierra a través de Datos Abiertos

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Date of publication: 
Julio 2008
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Land is a natural resource that is limited and finite but with immense commercial (as an asset and factor of production), social-cultural, spiritual and aesthetic value. On the other hand, a family particularly in the context of Uganda is a fluid social construct deriving its strict definition from a particular social-cultural context. Land and family conflicts have been shown by various studies 1 to be the most prevalent form of livelihoods disruption to many households’ and individuals. The Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) has adopted a holistic approach to the administration of justice, ensuring actions that translate into improved institutional service delivery, human rights observance, enhanced access to justice for all and poverty reduction in all areas in Uganda including the conflict affected regions, this implies recognition that peoples’ needs and aspirations of the justice system are closely intertwined with their livelihood opportunities. The (JLOS) Strategic Investment Plan (SIP II) aims at enabling all people in Uganda to live in a safe and just society has extended its priority focus to two additional areas of Land and Family Justice in addition to Commercial and Criminal Justice.

Autores y editores

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Margaret A. Rugadya (Lead Consultant) Eddie Nsamba – Gayiiya Reginal Lule-Mutyaba Herbert Kamusiime John Bosco Asiimwe Valentine Namakula

Proveedor de datos

Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE) is an independent public policy research and advocacy think tank based in Uganda working in East and Southern Africa. ACODE was first registered in 1999 as a Non-governmental organization (NGO). In 2004, the organization was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee and without having a share capital. ACODE is one of the most dynamic and robust regional leaders in cutting-edge public policy research and analysis in a range of areas including governance, trade, environment, and science and technology.

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