Acholi leaders to fight for customary tenure land - Whisper Eye

Acholi leaders to fight for customary tenure land

Acholi leaders have vowed to fight for the customary tenure land system although some leaders say they are willing to consider solutions like embracing a Land Trust, a modern land protection system involving titling, they still want to make sure their customs surrounding land will remain protected.

 According to a section of leaders from Acholi , they are seeking ways to protect the regions customary land tenure system in anticipation of a vote of an amendment of the constitution to facilitate government acquisition of private land.
The leaders say they are willing to listen to government proposal on land however anything short of their interest will not be embraced.
The Uganda government plans to introduce a land amendment  Bill that may prompt the government acquire land without facing hurdles under the current act.
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