The stolen land belonged to families that are part of the 35000 people being forcefully displaced by three multinational companies including Great Seasons SMC Limited, Agilis Partners Limited, and Kiryandongo Sugar Limited.
The defenders believe that the charges brought against them are linked to their human rights work of mobilizing and empowering communities in Kiryandongo to resist violent evictions by foreign agribusiness companies.
Letter calls on UK, US and Dutch governments to investigate the growing humanitarian crisis in Kiryandongo district, Uganda, where thousands of families are being evicted by an agribusiness company that they are backing.
We invite you to participate in the first biennial Investor Survey on Land Rights. The survey will track investor and operator perceptions and practices related to land tenure and property rights in land-based investments. The survey is being conducted by Indufor North America, managed by the Cloudburst Group, and initiated by USAID. The European Investment Bank is pleased to endorse this initiative.
Une délégation de cinq eurodéputés s’est rendue en Tanzanie du 19 au 22 septembre pour vérifier si les accusations d’accaparement de terre portées par l’ONG Concern contre le Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor (SAGCOT) sont fondées.