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When a carbon project becomes carbon colonialism, a radio interview with Amandla

Gwen Schulman talks to Frederic Mousseau, Policy Director of the Oakland Institute, about how Norwegian company Green Resources’ carbon project in Kachung , Northern Uganda, is just another example of landgrabbing, dressed up in green. https://addax.wordpress.com/2017/12/20/when-a-carbon-project-becomes-carbon-colonialism/

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New Report – Carbon Colonialism: Failure of Green Resources’ Carbon Offset Project in Uganda

Carbon Colonialism: Failure of Green Resources’ Carbon Offset Project in Uganda exposes the continued and relentless attacks of Green Resources on the rights of local people and the environment in Kachung, Uganda. https://www.oaklandinstitute.org/carbon-colonialism-failure-green-resources-carbon-offset-project-uganda

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Carbon Colonialism: Failure of Green Resources’ Carbon Offset Project in Uganda

Carbon Colonialism: Failure of Green Resources’ Carbon Offset Project in Uganda exposes the continued and relentless attacks of Green Resources on the rights of local people and the environment in Kachung, Uganda. Following the Institute’s exposé in 2014, revealing the mistreatment and violence perpetrated by the company in Uganda, Green Resources’ only carbon credit buyer, the Swedish Energy Agency, suspended

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Foreigners Grabbing Land in Second Scramble for Africa

The work of the Oakland Institute, The Land Matrix, World Bank and Oxfam in documenting land grabbing in Africa is reported in an article by Tatenda Gwaambuuka. Gwaambuuka traces the convergence of interests – between African states and foreign interests – in the forced and often violent eviction of people from their lands. https://www.africanexponent.com/post/8586-foreigners-grabbing-african-land-in-second-scramble-for-africa

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Development Finance Institutions Fund Green Resources Land Grabs

Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) describe themselves as supporting public private partnerships to enable economically, environmentally and socially sustainable forms of development. This report exposes the reverse, with DFIs funding projects associated with land grabs in Africa. Green Resources, the industrial plantation forestry carbon offset company we continue to follow, is named as poster child for failed corporate conduct. Read more

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