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Governing transition in Northern Uganda: Land and Trust

Project: Research

  • Meinert, Lotte (Project manager)
  • Whyte, Susan (Participant)
  • malagala, aloysius (Project manager)
  • Lenhart, Lioba (Participant)
  • Langole, stephen (Participant)
  • Obika, Julaina (Participant)
  • Acio, Esther (Participant)
  • Mogensen, Hanne (Participant)
  • Gausset, Quentin (Participant)
  • Schroff, Catrine (Participant)
  • Nielsen, Morten (Participant)
  • Kjær, Anne Mette (Participant)
  • Gade, Christian B.N. (Participant)
  • Whyte, Michael Anthony (Participant)
  • Oloya, John (Participant)
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The TrustLand project approaches issues of governance and trust by focusing on land disputes in Northern Uganda and attempts to mediate them.
The research examines links between land, trust/mistrust and governance with emphasis on gender and generation. Drawing on a case based approach the project explores how differently positioned people manage, mitigate and engage conflicts in a setting of co-existing formal and parallel legal authorities. Issues include: claims to land and descent; women’s rights to land and security; individual and communal rights in relation to commercial interests in land; the discourses of traditional vs universal human rights in relation to property.
Effective start/end date01/01/201331/12/2016

Research outputs

ID: 128959379