Tag Archives: marginalisation

A history of violent evictions

“We were scared, fearing we would be put in prison. We thought if we resisted we would be punished, so we surrendered our crops in fear.” Village woman, Mayuge District The eviction of people from the land began prior to the arrival of Green Resources, driven in part by national policies to facilitate the privatization and commodification of natural resources

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Isn’t carbon pricing a good thing?

…the social and ecological costs…are profound… Despite Green Resources’ broad claims that its activities address and even mitigate climate change while simultaneously delivering positive social and environmental outcomes at the local level, the activities of this company can be interpreted as being marred by social disruption, adverse livelihood impacts, and environmental problems. The violent take over of land has clearly

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