Friends of the Earth Cardiff - Uganda http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/taxonomy/term/548/all en The Lake Victoria land-grab http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/lake-victoria-land-grab <p><img width="350" height="242" src="/files/foecardiff/images/Lake_Victoria_land-grab.jpg" alt="Man standing on felled trees" /></p> <p>A man stands on the land taken from him to make way for a palm oil plantation. Kalangala, Uganda. <em>Photo: Jason Taylor</em></p> <p>The Ugandan government is promoting large-scale agrofuels plantations as a solution to the climate crisis at the UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa. Yet millions of people are already facing the impacts of land grabs and evictions caused by agrofuels.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/lake-victoria-land-grab">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/lake-victoria-land-grab#comments Africa business food Uganda Wed, 07 Dec 2011 07:40:23 +0000 Chris 471 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Save the Mabira Forest Reserve http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/save-mabira-forest-reserve <p>&nbsp;<img width="314" height="235" alt="Forest tree with roots growing out of the ground and joining the trunk to form an arch." src="/files/foecardiff/images/Mabira_forest_arched_tree.jpeg" /></p> <p>Arched tree in the Mabira Forest. <em>Photo: S.A.Perez (Flickr)</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/save-mabira-forest-reserve">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/save-mabira-forest-reserve#comments archive Nature Africa nature Uganda Wed, 31 Aug 2011 06:40:47 +0000 Chris 438 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk