Press Release: Frontline defenders travel to London to counter Mines and Money conference between 25-30 November

Press Release: Frontline defenders travel to London to counter Mines and Money conference between 25-30 November

YLNM Coordinator for South East Asia Enteng Bautista and Camila Mendez from member group COSAJUCA, will travel to the heart of the mining industry- London – to challenge the Mines and Money Conference. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 21/11/17.  London Mining Network, War on Want, The Gaia Foundation, YLNM, Colombia Solidarity,...

Divestment, in Solidarity: NAPE Uganda reach out to London’s divestment campaigners

Divestment, in Solidarity: NAPE Uganda reach out to London’s divestment campaigners

Today members of NAPE Uganda reached out from the front lines of resistance to fossil fuel extraction to express their solidarity with divestment campaigners in London. Here we share their powerful letter.   Dear Friends, We, Uganda’s National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE), write to you to express our solidarity...

Mining Our Roots

Mining Our Roots

  • Written on: 19 January 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

NAPE Uganda explores the current and future threats Ugandan ecosystems and communities face due to the expansion of mining activities in the nation. Testimony from the communities of Osukuru, Hoima, Tororo and Kasese reveals how mining for oil and sand are disrupting water systems, food sovereignty practices and undermining sacred...

Ugandan Communities Resist Oil and Gas Extraction in Bunyoro Kingdom

Ugandan Communities Resist Oil and Gas Extraction in Bunyoro Kingdom

The Bunyoro region, mid-western Uganda, is celebrated for its rich biodiversity, abundance of water, food growing areas, and places of ecological, cultural and spiritual importance known locally as Ihangiro, or Sacred Natural Sites and Territories. It is home to several national parks and the critical Lake Albert water system that...

The Impact of Mining on Human Rights in Uganda

Human Rights Watch — The Impact of Mining on Human Rights in Uganda

This report by Human Rights Watch examines the conduct of three companies in different stages of the mining process: East African Mining, Jan Mangal and DAO Uganda. Human Rights Watch found that companies have explored for minerals and actively mined on lands owned and occupied by Karamoja’s indigenous people. But the...