Certificates of Customary Ownership: A Roundtable Discussion on Perceptions, Implications, and Challenges With Stakeholders from Acholi Sub-region

ACCS Project newsletter. This Conflict Watch presents views from various stakeholders on the controversial initiative to issue Certificates of Customary Ownership to landowners in the Acholi Sub-region. A major highlight of this Roundtable Discussion was the opportunity to hear from experts on the legal, economic, political, social and cultural implications of CCOs. Participants raised many concerns triggered by this measure and also suggested possible action steps, which are summarized in this newsletter.
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Border or Ownership Question; The Apaa Land Dispute

ACCS Project situation brief. This brief entail issues relating to resettlement, land ownership, and boundary dispute between Amuru and Adjumani district. This brief in particular addresses the current land dispute playing out in Apaa village between the residents of Amuru and Adjumani districts.
It also highlights and provides in-depth understanding of the conflict causes and triggers, and presents the conflict time line, key actors involved and recommendation. This brief has been as a result of ongoing ACCS contextual analysis and field visits carried out in Apaa from 22nd to 25th August 2012.
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Situational Brief; Impact of Floods & Implications to Post-Conflict Recovery

ACCS Project situational brief. This briefing paper presents preliminary findings and analysis pertaining to the recent floods within Acholi sub-region. It highlights immediate impacts and predicts future implications for post conflict recovery trends in some parts of Northern Uganda.
While a rapid assessment cannot make a definitive statement on the situation, this briefing sheds light on the dynamics surrounding floods, in order to better understand the extent of the flooding, and to identify critical community needs and assess areas of potential interventions by different stakeholders.
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Ownership, Resettlement and Accountability: The Legu Land Dispute in Nothern Uganda

ACCS) Project situation brief. Key findings and recommendations of research on the land conflict in Elegu, Adjumani and Amuru district, conducted by RLP RLP) through the ACCS. The study focuses on the causes, triggers and extent of the current land dispute in Elegu which plays primarily between the Ofodro and the Oyapele, but has also seen the involvement of local and central government authorities in Uganda. The study also examines perspectives on mechanisms for conflict mitigation put forward by the key stakeholders involved, and also outlines recommendations which should inform both intervention and advocacy efforts in the conflict.
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"Re-Examining Peace and Economic Recovery In Northern Uganda";

ACCS Project newsletter. This issue emphasizes that, despite economic and political interest dictating physical reconstruction of infrastructures and service delivery, it is also imperative that human consequences of violence – the memories and experiences of the people involved are attended to, and that ownerships of actions taken to address the consequence of conflict should be embedded in the communities working for peace and development. ACCS makes concerted effort towards flagging conflict causes, triggers, actors as well as early warnings.
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"Land and Investment"; Balancing Local and Investor Interest:

ACCS) Project newsleter. The August 2012 issue on Conflict Watch represents and provides the Advisory Consortium on Conflict Sensitivity (ACCS) – Refugee Law Project (RLP) contextual analysis on resource based conflict; this includes the dynamics of land grabbing and investment in post conflict environment, and community perception regarding the issuance of Certificates of Customary Land Titles. This issue emphasizes the importance of good governance of natural resources, in land issues and the need to balance divergent interests and positions in order to avoid resource related disputes. ACCS makes concerted effort towards flagging conflict causes, triggers, actors as well as early warnings.
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"What Next After Lapse of Amnesty?"; Views from Nwoya District Reconciliation and Peace Team

ACCS Project news brief. This briefing note outline to the ongoing conflicts, conflict drivers, and peacebuilding needs in Nwoya district; the community’s reaction to the lapse of Part II of the Amnesty Act; and possible action steps to address current challenges through various peacebuilding initiatives
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"Challenges of Post-Conflict Recovery!"; Nodding Disease: The Potential Threat to Post Confl ict Recovery

ACCS Project news brief. This brief highlights issues of Peace Recovery Development Plan (PRDP); the status of health and health service delivery in northern Uganda; the tribal conflict in South Sudan – and its implication on recovery of the West Nile District and; dynamics around youth unemployment. The issue facilitates ACCS ongoing dissemination and advocacy and contributes to national conversations on PRDP and recovery. ACCS concerted effort is towards flagging conflict causes & triggers, actors & dynamics, as well as suggestions on how to respond to conflict challenges.
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Talk to Our People; Alur Kingdom Advice to Investor Mukwano over Abanga Farm Land

ACCS Project activity brief. In this Issue, we offer an account in which the Alur kingdom advices Mukwano-the Investor over Abanga farm land. It comprehensively discusses the emerging conflict issues, dynamics and risk factors over the Abanga farm land located in Zeu, Zombo district. It explores the controversy over the acquisition and ownership of Abanga and draws on critical recommendations that may help avert further conflict.
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