Tag Archives: plantation forestry

Evictions destroying food and farming

“…some crops were slashed down, and they used chemicals to spray crops. Even the animals fed on the crops [that were] sprayed, have died.” (Focus group participant, Mayuge District). In addition to the enclosures predating Green Resources’ tenure, recent accounts of forced relocations are directly linked to expansion of the company’s plantation activities. Some villagers shared accounts of their homes

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Green Resources and forestry plantations in Uganda

Kachung’s first carbon credits were purchased by the Swedish Energy Agency, with carbon contracts between 2012 and 2032 valued at $4 million. Green Resources has obtained licenses from the National Forestry Authority (NFA) to engage in plantation forestry in two Central Forest reserves in Uganda; the Bukaleba Forest Reserve in Mayuge District (eastern Uganda) in 1996, and the Kachung Forest

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About Green Resources

Green Resources is reportedly the largest plantation forestry, carbon offset, forest products, and renewable energy company (outside South Africa) operating on the African continent. Company background Green Resources started under the name Fjordgløtt in 1995, and was later renamed Tree Farms, before adopting its current name in 2007.[i] Green Resources is connected to a broad financialization of forestry. In recent decades,

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