No final de 2021, um relatório do FIDA – Fundo Internacional para o Desenvolvimento da Agricultura, uma agência da ONU – Organização das Nações Unidas, divulgou preocupantes perspectivas para a produção agrícola na África. O texto alertava que a produção de alimentos básicos em oito países africanos poderá cair até 80% em 2050, por conta das mudanças climáticas.
A top official in the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development has declared illegal all leases where land is being used by bibanja holders.
Durant quatre ans, associations de producteurs de café, entreprises et instituts de recherche ougandais et européens, travailleront à la production de cette espèce de caféier en agroforesterie.
Karamoja, Uganda: Karamoja is one of the poorest regions in Uganda with a poverty rate of 66%, more than three times the national poverty rate
This interview is part of a series with unions, non-governmental organizations and academics who are concerned about the Canadian government’s embrace the “blended finance.”
LANDac International Conference 2022 Session Summary
Nairobi/Rome, le 11 mai 2022. Alors que la guerre en Ukraine fait grimper les prix des aliments, des carburants et des engrais à des niveaux record et menace la sécurité alimentaire dans bon nombre des pays les plus pauvres du monde, le Fonds international de développement agricole (FIDA), un organisme des Nations Unies, a lancé aujourd’hui une
Karamoja sub-region, located in north eastern Uganda, is characterised by harsh climatic conditions. These range from frequent droughts to high temperatures, with hot and dry winds all year round. In the last few months, the area has been experiencing particularly erratic rains across its nine districts.
Uganda: On Feb. 28, President Yoweri Museveni wrote a letter addressing it to Robinah Nabbanja, the Prime Minister. The letter directed her to halt land evictions across Uganda. Museveni said he was using his powers under Article 98(1) and 99(1) of the Constitution that enjoins him to ensure good governance and protect the Constitution, President Museveni directed as follows:
To scale back large land grabs in the country, the Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Judith Nabakooba has ordered resident district commissioners (RDCs) to routinely monitor, inspect and report every month land acquired by large land investors to ensure that land they acquire is not occupied by tenants or customary landowners.
Much of the land in Uganda is subject to customary tenure. Because it is not officially registered, land users fear that they may be forced off their land. Registering land has many benefits: it gives the users more security and means they can invest in the land and pass it on to their children.