Land Acquisition Strategy

• Strategy for Land Acquisition was prepared and approved by the Chief Government Valuer. • The railway corridor gazetted as required by land acquisition Act. • Sensitization and socio-economic assessment of the affected persons were carried out. • Memoranda of Understanding signed with all the affected districts. • Permission for Right of Way was obtained from NFA for gazetted forests for 8.9KM of land in National gazzetted forests. Certificate for railway corridor worth 53km in wetlands was obtained from NEMA. • Todate 100km of 60m corridor have been acquired and compensated for and affected persons paved way for construction. Resettlement Action Plan for 82% of the route has been done and still ongoing. 33 schools and 11 factories will be affected.


Standard Gauge Railway Uganda
Developing the Tororo-Kampala (Eastern) and Tororo -Amuru-Packwach (Northern) routes