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Disrupting cultural practices

“There are [now] no places to pray to our gods.” (Village member, Dokolo district) Green Resources’ staff and local villagers agree that sites of cultural significance exist within the area now licensed to the company, and the installation of a number of ‘burial ground’ signs by the company in Bukaleba in late 2013 signifies Green Resources’ acknowledgement of these sacred

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Denial of rights and livelihoods

High rates of poverty = poor health and low life expectancy The scale of impact associated with Green Resources’ arrival in Uganda is significant. Prior investigation into this company has been limited, with the exception of the Norwegian organization, the Future in our Hands (Framtiden i våre hender), some journalistic reports in the Ugandan media and a few academic studies,[i]

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