Tras 10 largos años de pelea, un juez ugandés finalmente se ha pronunciado dando la razón a 400 familias campesinas a quienes echaron, pegaron y arrebataron sus tierras para cederlas a una multinacional alemana de café, Neuman Kaffee Gruppe.
For most Ugandans, the processes that government uses to acquire land for investment are not clearly understood. The land valuation processes, the purchase price and related transactions are never clear, leaving the majority of the occupants vulnerable.
With communal land associations communities will be having one voice and if anybody, be it government or investor, is interested in their land, that person is made aware of that the group is organized and therefore not easy to simply deploy graders to start tiling or clearing the land.
The African Agricultural Capital Fund, which is backed by USAID, Bill Gates and JP Morgan, has invested $1.2 million in NUAC, a company owned by several Danish partners that operates Uganda's largest farm.