Gender and Equity Compact for the Energy and Mineral Development Sector

Authors/editor(s): UN Women and Equal Opportunities Commission

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

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; Uganda

Subject area(s): Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); Financial resources

Resource type: Institutional

Publication year: 2018

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)