LANDnet Uganda was founded in 2012 as a network engaged in research, capacity development and policy advocacy on land, gender, agriculture and natural resources management.
We offer capacity Development, research and organizational management and development in the public, private sectors and to civil society organisations. It seeks to build capacity of young professionals in land governance taking into consideration the emerging body of knowledge in land and natural resources management practices building in to the fundamentals of gender equality and other social and cultural rights.
LANDnet’s vision is Uganda’s land and natural resources used productively, efficiently and sustainable for present and future generations. The mission is to create an enabling environment for effective participation of all stakeholders in the efficient use and management of Uganda’s land resources for sustainable development.
LANDnet’s strategic goals are;
Bernadette is a lawyer by training specialised in access to justice, governance and rule of law. Professionally I have extensive experience of over 10 years in the Justice Law and Order Sector and Civil Society on issues related to access to justice, rule of law, governance through the provision of legal aid and development of simplified resource materials on human rights and the law. Over the years, I have provided technical assistance to diverse institutions on governance, development of policies, capacity building on several aspects of the law and project development. The knowledge and skills were attained as a former FIDA Uganda Board member as well as Steering Committee member of Justice Centres Uganda a project of the Judiciary in Uganda for 6 years. However Berna is a member of the JLOS Land Justice Sub Committee as as well as member of the Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA Uganda) and the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative. A mentor under the Tuwezeshe Akiina Mama wa Africa Project that provides me with the opportunity to groom and pass on the knowledge and skills to the younger generation.
I am Rebecca Atayo, a 24 year old lawyer from Uganda currently employed within the Land and Natural resources sector in an organisation called LANDnet Uganda. I previously worked as the networking and Board Liaison officer before moving to become the Program Officer access to Land Justice. An opportunity to be a part of this program would present me with a chance to learn how to develop a meaningful program for access to land Justice as well as learn from the experiences of those who have been at the job for a while. This will equally enable me transplant best practices back home.
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