Thousands of residents of Amuru District community, in Uganda, could soon lose their land after Gulu High Court ruled that over 40,000 hectares be given to Madhvani Group of companies to grow sugarcane.
Gli Stati e le multinazionali fanno incetta di pianure fertili, fonti, pascoli, boschi. Li sottraggono ai paesi troppo poveri. La terra resta lì, ma i suoi frutti vanno altrove, nei forzieri dei paesi che hanno fatto cassa con l'inquinamento di ANTONIO CIANCIULLO
A plan to replace a large swathe of protected rainforest in Uganda with sugarcane could lead to further civil unrest in a year when nine people have been killed during strikes and protests against the rising cost of living.
En proposant d’injecter 2,5 milliards de dollars (1,7 milliard d’euros) dans le secteur agricole du continent noir, les géants indiens de l’agroalimentaire s’apprêtent à battre le record des deals agricoles signés en Afrique au cours des cinquante dernières années.
The land of a traditional kingdom within Uganda has been used as a political threat and reward for over a century. It grows grain, it may have oil and gas, and it is home to the quickly expanding capital