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Ugandan farmers call on UN to end disastrous palm oil project

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For years, Friends of the Earth has been supporting farmers in Uganda’s Kalangala Islands to fight back against a palm oil land grab that has turned them from subsistence farmers and fishers, with a small but diverse income stream, into wage laborers on palm oil plantations that were once their own land. See More

Out Growers Pull Out of Bidco Project

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Out growers have pulled out of the Kalangala Oil Palm Project citing unstable prices and exorbitant interest rates on oil palm loans…majority claim that they have been operating in loses for many years due to poor prices, expensive fertilizers, unfair loan terms and delayed payments. Read more