Assessing the challenges causes and solutions of compulsory acquisition of land on the livelihoods of project Affected Persons of Uganda.
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The existence of Kampala Jinja Highway express is a proposed four-lane toll highway (starting at Nakawa, Nammanve and Mukono district and end in (Jinja) the Eastern Region of Uganda). The researcher focused on the areas of Kinawataka Katoogo village neighboring Kireka division. This project is beneficial to the public targeting on improving mobility and provide efficient passenger freight operations for both regional and national traffic. This is report focuses the challenges, causes and solutions on compulsory acquisition of land on livelihood of Project affected persons in Uganda. The objectives of the study are to assess the challenges of compulsory acquisition of land on livelihood of Project affected persons in Uganda, to identify the causes of the delays in the approval of compensation to the project affected persons in Uganda, to identify the solutions to the challenges associated with implementation of compulsory acquisition programs by the government institutions to project affect persons in Uganda. Data used during the research was primary data and a quantitative research approach was used in data collection. A sample of 310Project affected Persons, 10 Surveyors and 1Local council leaders was selected to be used by the researcher. The researcher used simple random in collecting data with the help of questionnaires consisting of structured and unstructured questions designed by the researcher were used to obtain data consisting of both open ended and closed ended. Data was Cleaned/Edited, coded, analyzed and Findings were tabulated by use of Microsoft excel software, a descriptive statistical measure which summarizes data such as standard deviation, Mean and mode was used in data analysis. Findings of this study revealed that land acquisition process has negative effects on the livelihoods of project affected persons not only the disruption of economic activities, loss of means of livelihood, loss of land but also Unemployment and limited understanding by the PAPs on the legal requirements, procedures, and process of land acquisition leading to exposed manipulation violence and abuse.