Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL)

 

Country

Uganda

Organization

Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL)

CEPIL was established in 2009 to protect the rights of marginalized citizens in Uganda. CEPIL aims to ensure that every person has equal access to social, economic, and political opportunities without discrimination on the basis of their ethnicity, social standing, religion, political opinion or membership in a political party or organization.

Project

Land Rights in Northern Uganda

Purpose: To promote land rights in post-conflict northern Uganda by educating communities about customary land tenure and through strategic litigation to combat land grabbing.

Project Grant Amount $20,000
Total Grants Received $35,000
Years Supported 2
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Civil society organizations, Farmers and fisherfolk