Uganda - Nakivale Settlement Profile, July 2020

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Document Type: Site Profiles
Document Type: English
Publish Date: 20 July 2020 (3 years ago)
Upload Date: 27 November 2020 (3 years ago)
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Uganda - Nakivale Settlement Profile, July 2020

Document Type: Site Profiles
Document Language: English
Nakivale, Uganda is the oldest refugee settlement in Africa, and benefits from what is often lauded as the most progressive refugee policies in the world. Termed in a BBC media report in 2016 as “The best place to be a refugee”, this spatial profile provides a holistic analysis of the current situation of Nakivale and the surrounding Isingiro district. The profile’s analysis outlines the key trends, challenges and opportunities that frame the areas development potential through a spatial planning lens in order to understand what future interventions may be possible to ensure a sustainable future for the local communities. This summary highlights the emerging issues from the analysis and provides an perspective on the potential way forward.


  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees


  •  Livelihood & Social Stability
  •  Shelter / Other Infrastructure


  • Uganda
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