The struggle for land in northern Uganda has been going on for a decade but has taken a violent turn recently. The government is currently trying to amend the constitution so that it can acquire land quickly in cases where compensation is disputed.
Le gouvernement s'est lancé dans une politique de grands travaux et a besoin d'accéder aux terres privées, et vite - ce que vise l'amendement constitutionnel. Les ONG qui dénoncent le risque d'accaparement des terres et d'évictions.
The Ugandan government has settled the tax obligations for Bidco since 2003, when it set up oil palm plantations in the country. If the government fails to provide more land, it may continue paying Bidco's taxes, which stood at Shs 12.4bn (US$3.4M) last year
Bidco Africa supported the highly controversial purchase of land in Kampala, Uganda, a UN probe has found. The finding draws the Kenyan-owned edible oils manufacturer to the centre of eviction claims by peasant farmers who are fighting the firm in court.