Gender and Equity Compact for the Energy and Mineral Development Sector 2016/2017 – 2019/2020

As Uganda strives to become a middle-income country by 2020, the Energy and Mineral Development sector plays a crucial role as a key driver of economic growth and industrialization. To contribute to industrialization and economic growth, the Energy sub-sector is obliged to increase electricity generation and transmission, to expand development and access to sustainable energy services and to promote efficient utilization of energy. For socio-economic development, the Minerals sub-sector promotes and ensures development and utilization of mineral resources in a safe and sustainable environment, and the petroleum (oil and gas) sub-sector explores, develops and utilizes oil and gas resources.Please enter text for Gender and Mining