Civil society demands referendum on Mabira Forest giveaway.

Civil society demands referendum on Mabira Forest giveaway.

August 17, 2015    By nape

Officials from Mehta Group of companies and the Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited in whose favour Museveni wants 7,100 hectares to be degazetted also attended the meeting. “The battle for Mabira is going to be won or lost in Parliament,” said Frank Muramuzi, the executive director of the National Association... Read More

MPs were bribed to fail Oil Bill says President Museveni.

August 17, 2015    By nape

“I have written to the IGG about this because it’s wrong for politicians not to declare any gift of economic value,” Museveni said as he reeled off a number of NGOs he said are fronting foreign interests through funding these workshops. The NGOs included PFOG, NAPE, Globe Alert, ACODE, CECOG,... Read More

Palm Oil is Killing Fish.

August 17, 2015    By nape

The continuous environmental degradation by palm tree growers around Kalangala islands has greatly affected fish production in the lake, the State Minister for Environment, Flavia Munaaba has noted. Palm oil plantations completely cover Kalangala Islands, and most of them are under Bidco. NAPE has worked on palm oil under our... Read More

Should Lutembe Wetland be given to a flower producer?

August 17, 2015    By nape

NAPE and community members say “No!” These videos feature NAPE staff advocating for government and businesses to respect the rights of community members and the environment. https://youtu.be/SnF6j7a0zFYhttps://youtu.be/a4hNGyUi2TE

Activists Want Seed Law Reviewed.

August 17, 2015    By nape

FOOD security activists have asked legislators to review the recently passed Plant Variety Protection Bill, saying it entrenches the rights of breeders and companies while curtailing the rights of small farmers. The activists argued that the Bill curtails farmers’ abilities to exchange, save and breed new varieties using hybrid seeds.... Read More

Uganda Oil: Hoima’s poor still seek justice over relocation plans

April 22, 2011    By nape

By Edward Ssekika As Uganda moves closer to signing an agreement over the construction of an oil refinery, some of the people who were displaced to make way for the project are still not happy, writes EDWARD SSEKIKA.    After a day’s work, Donald Opar rests under the shade of... Read More