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28 October 2021
Uganda

L’Ouganda a exporté entre octobre 2020 et septembre 2021, «un volume record de 6,49 millions de sacs de café (1 sac = 60 kg)», affichant une hausse de 21% par rapport à la campagne précédente qui avait engrangé 630 millions de dollars de recettes, d’après les chiffres de l’Autorité ougandaise de développement de la fève (UCDA).

EU Land Governance Capitalization Meeting
20 October 2021
Africa
Sudan
Burundi
Ethiopia
Kenya
Malawi
Uganda
Angola
Cameroon
Eswatini
Ghana
Guinea-Bissau
Côte d'Ivoire
Niger

With a total of 65 participants (37% women) from 14 countries (Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Pakistan, Sudan and Uganda) the 10th and last Capitalization Meeting of the EU Land Governance Transversal Project, was virtually delivered due to COVID-19.

The river is currently drying up and the water levels gradually dropping thus turning into a shallow stream which can even be crossed on foot. PHOTO/COLLEB MUGUME
12 September 2021
Uganda

River Rwizi is located in Ankole Sub-region,  western Uganda. River Rwizi, which covers approximately 8,200km, is the source of water for livelihood to both people and animals in Rakai, Lyantonde, Isingiro, Lwengo, Kiruhura, Mbarara, Bushenyi, Buhweju, Sheema and Rubirizi.

LAND-at-scale Uganda
10 September 2021
Uganda

The Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency (RVO), the Netherlands Embassy in Kampala (EKN), the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) are pleased to announce their collaboration for a LAND-at-scale project in Uganda. In a virtual signing ceremony on September 9th, the partnership was made official.

A tractor being guarded by the Ugandan army (UPDF) destroying food crops after the suspension of Witness Radio
7 September 2021
Uganda

Landgrabs at  gunpoint escalate in Uganda as the operations of a defender of affected communities are suspended

On Friday, 20th August, Uganda's Non-Governmental Organization Bureau suspended 54 organizations for alleged 'non-compliance'. However for multinationals it was time to merry-make as their ‘nemesis’, Witness-Radio, has been cornered.   

SECURING LAND TENURE: Proposed reforms are meant to protect tenants
2 September 2021
Uganda

The State Minister for Lands Sam Mayanja has responded to critics who accuse him of spearheading a plot by government to abolish the Mailo land tenure system and replace it with a freehold land tenure system. Mayanja has explained that the new proposals are instead aimed at strengthening ownership of land by the tenants on Mailo land so that they can acquire freehold land titles in perpetuity.

Alleged land grabbers torch ex-minister’s sugarcane plantation
20 August 2021
Uganda

Suspected land grabbers have encroached on the 60-acre piece of land belonging to Henry Kyemba, a career politician and former minister, and torched his sugarcanes plantation.

The land, located in Model Farm Village, Njeru Municipality in Buikwe District, has been used as farmland and is adjacent to the government Njeru stock farm and Lords Meade Vocational Institute.

Dozens of lives have been lost and several investment projects delayed as land disputes rear an ugly head in Lango Sub-region. PHOTO/ISAAC OTWII
12 August 2021
Uganda

Dozens of lives have been lost and several investment projects delayed as land disputes rear an ugly head in Lango Sub-region, Daily Monitor has learnt.

Fonte: The Greenest Post
12 July 2021
Africa
South Sudan
Uganda

Aos 32 anos, Bidal Abraham já teve que fugir de seu país, Sudão do Sul, por três vezes. Em todas elas, ele foi acolhido por sua nação vizinha, Uganda. Mas, a cada vez que enfrentava uma nova viagem migratória, percebia que existiam cada vez menos árvores pelo caminho. “A primeira vez que vim, existiam muitas árvores.

Residents face eviction as investor eyes Jinja bridge lands
6 July 2021
Uganda

Several families along river Nile in Jinja are on the brink of losing ownership of their land as preparations for redevelopment of the area take centerstage. The residents however claim the investor, Heritage Site Uganda, has no authority over their land.

A garden that was destroyed on a contentious piece of land in Lusanja, Kasangati Town Council in Wakiso District on October 29,2018. PHOTO/ FILE
4 July 2021
Uganda

Land is the most important asset in most parts of the world that people can own, including Uganda. In Buganda, land is the way of life as the kingdom’s cultural aspirations are based on land, hence titles like Ssaabataka for a prince who is going to become the Kabaka. Clan heads and elders in Buganda are known as Abataka.

Global agribusiness continues to grow with harmful consequences for smallholder farmers and rural communities. Photo
3 July 2021
Uganda

Land grabs facilitated by multinational corporations, foreign investors and local governments in a pursuit for agribusiness have been escalating during the last decade. Huge acquisitions of farmland have led to violent displacements of rural populations. Although reports of the practice are not as recurrent in the media, the problem is far from over.

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