Developing Life Skills through Ugandan Oil. ELATE Programme. Open University, UK and Makerere University Developing materials to help teachers and students up to O-level in Uganda and Africa. www.elateafrica.org
Developing Life Skillsthrough Ugandan Oil
Open University, UK and Makerere University
Listen to what others have to say and understand their point of view
One person to speak at a time
Let everyone have their say
Indicate when you want to speak (hand up)
Ask questions to make sure you understand what is being said
Explain what you know and think
Try to reach an agreement !
A major development that could change Uganda forever.What do you think it is?
Kampala in the Future?
Oil has been discovered in Uganda !
At Lake Albert,
between Uganda and the Congo.
Working in Groups:
Questioning and Enquiry Skills
Make a list of questions you would like to have answered about the oil discovery and its effects?
Put similar questions together
How much oil is there?
Oil deposits could be large (more than 1,500,000,000 barrels).
Uganda only uses 11,000 barrels of oil a day.
So it will have a surplus to export to other countries.
"We never knew we were sitting on oil here," said a Munyoro fisherman.
"In time we are all going to benefit – there will be jobs, even for the unemployed."
The Geography of Oil
How will oil help Uganda?
In groups, think of as many benefits of oil as you can
Video: Ugandan oil
Listen and make a note of important points
Around Lake Albert hippos and marabou storks walk along the shore near the villages where the fishermen catch Nile perch, tilapia and for food and income.
Some of the biggest oil deposits have been discovered in Murchison Falls National Park – Uganda's biggest tourist attraction.
Lake Albert and the Congo
Wells have been sunk in the Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve, where herds of Ugandan kob antelope roam close to the site office of Tullow Oil.
Effect of oil on the Environment