In 2001, more than 4,000 people were evicted from land in Uganda after it had been acquired by a German coffee firm on a 99-year lease. The company insists the deal was above board, but an NGO is now raising doubts
European banks and pension funds continue to finance one of the largest and most destructive palm oil giants Wilmar International, according to new research released today by Friends of the Earth Europe.
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.