Cerca de 30 mil personas del distrito de Kiryandongo, Uganda, están siendo desalojadas violentamente de sus hogares y fincas para dar paso a los proyectos de agricultura industrial de tres empresas extranjeras: Agilis Partners, Kiryandongo Sugar y Great Season SMC.
On estime à 30 000 les habitants du district de Kiryandongo, en Ouganda, à être violemment expulsés de leurs maisons et de leurs champs pour laisser la place aux projets d'agriculture industrielle de trois sociétés étrangères – Agilis Partners, Kiryandongo Sugar et Great Season SMC.
Numerous women say they were raped by workers of three multinational companies that have been evicting people off a chunk of land in Uganda measuring about 37.8 square miles to establish large scale commercial farms.
More than 35,000 people from over 20 villages are homeless after being evicted from about 9,300 acres of land in Kiryandongo, Uganada to pave way for large scale farming. Foreign investors dealing in agribusiness have been blamed for the ongoing land grabbing.
An estimated 30,000 people in Kiryandongo district, Uganda, are being violently evicted from their homes and farms to make way for the industrial farming projects of three foreign-owned companies — Agilis Partners, Kiryandongo Sugar and Great Season SMC.
As the world concentrates on dealing with COVID-19 pandemic, multinational companies continue to evict communities from their land, tearing down their lives and their sovereignty to plant monocrops like oil palm and sugar cane in Africa, or GMO soy in South America.