Identification of Good Practices in Land Conflict Resolution in Acholi

November 2011
United Nations Uganda (Christopher Burke and Emmanuel Omiat Egaru)

Research conducted under the UN Peacebuilding Programme in Acholi where land conflicts have increased after the peace agreement. Involved community members and statutory and traditional leaders. Examined existing practices for the sustainable transformation of land related conflict. Revealed efficacy of existing community level mechanisms in effectively resolving land disputes. Need to resolve the legal status of local councils.