Oakland Institute report claims local communities displaced to pave way for Green Resources' project
"Evicted for Carbon Credits:Norway, Sweden, and Finland Displace Uganda Farmers for Carbon Tradining"
The Kachung tree plantation established by the Norwegian firm Green Resources in Uganda has had a devastating impact on the local people and the environment. Eviction notices released along with this report are evidence that the project was established on land grabbed from local communities. The three Scandinavian governments that finance the project and the international certification bodies that have verified that Green Resources is adhering to social and environmental standards are aware of the land grab. And yet, they have chosen to turn a blind eye to the actions of Green Resources. Beyond the need for accountability, this report raises questions about the functioning and the true purpose of the whole carbon economy.