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Lessons from the Field: Oral to Written – Practical Processes in Documenting Community Land Rules

As encroachment onto community lands increases in the Lango region of Uganda, communities are organizing to revitalize their traditional land governance systems. Central to these efforts is a process of recording and debating previously undocumented community land management rules. In this Lessons from the Field brief, Namati partner the Land and Equity Movement in Uganda (LEMU) shares insights into how staff facilitate and support the community-driven rules-writing process.

Uploaded on: Jul 11, 2017
Last Updated: Nov 29, 2017
Year Published: 2017
Co-Authors: suzaneirau, Priscilla Aling

Resource Tags

Resource Type: Namati Publications, Practitioner Resources Issues: Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Organizing, Environmental Justice, Governance, Accountability & Transparency Tool Type: Manuals & Guides, Policy Papers / Briefs, Training Resources & Popular Education Method: Improving Governance, Accountability and Transparency, Promoting Citizens' Participation in Governance Languages: English Regions: Uganda