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Defending Environmental Human rights defenders in Uganda: Reflections from 2019

In 2019 Ngetha Media Association for Peace in partnership with our three on ground Environmentalists and human rights organizations Navigators of Development Association (NAVODA), Nebbi District NGO’s forum and Friends of Zoka Forest (FOZ) undertook a comprehensive training on risk assessment and security management for Environmental Human rights defenders throughout the Albertine region of Uganda. …

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The real Avatar: A video about Indigenous land rights and Environmental Protection attracted mixed reactions from the community of Ngwedu,in Buliisa district

On August,17, 2019, Ngetha Media Association for Peace in Partnership with our on-ground Environmental Defenders and Land rights activists in Nwgedu,Buliisa district facilitated  the screening of the Film “The Real Avatar” a film that shows an indigenous alien tribe on a different planet who came together in the fight for saving their home in the …

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The communities of Ngwedu in Buliisa district are preparing to wage a lengthy legal battle with French Oil giant Total E&P and the government of Uganda over the rights to their land and property entitlement

On the 23 of January 2019, a group of lawyers led by Ngetha Media Association for Peace and Environmental Defenders Law Center EDLC alongside Ngetha Media Association for Peace team of researchers and activists conversant with the area as well as its key people set off for Ngwedu- Buliisa District in the Albertine region. The delegations …

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Is Uganda on the Right Oil and Gas Path?

  Uganda is in a transition from oil and gas exploration to development phase. This presents both challenges and opportunities on nature and people in the Albertine Graben. Major infrastructural developments such as the East African Crude Oil Pipeline, the Central Processing Facilities, the refinery, feeder pipelines, critical oil roads, Hoima International Airport and sector …

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