The Potential of ICTs to Combat Land Corruption in Uganda: A Gendered Approach

July 2017
Columbia School of International and Public Affairs and Transparency International (Priyal Bhatt, Jocelyn Chu, Ximena Mata, Yasuko Nakajima, Alexander Ro & Marleen Schreier)

Contains literature review, methodology, findings and recommendations. Concluded: 1) the land administration is extremely complicated and opaque, which has led to widespread and entrenched corrupt practices; 2) institutional deficiencies exacerbate the effects of corruption in the land sector on women, especially those in poverty; 3) the judicial system, integral to resolving land disputes, is severely impeded; 4) there is a large rural/urban, gender, and socioeconomic divide in access to and capabilities of ICTs. Recommends that Transparency International strengthen advocacy efforts directed at all levels of government, sensitize communities on land rights and gender, and build networks and capacities at its Ugandan national chapter.