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16:02
16:02

Oil Palm Growing Threatening Food Security in Buvuma VODP 3 4 Top story

George William Telebajo, another resident says the project took advantage of the poverty in Buvuma to trick them into selling their land cheaply. He notes that several residents have ended up in jail for stealing food while others are now sleeping in wooden cubical at landing sites.
11:32
11:32

Buvuma Residents Land Cleared for Oil Palm Growing Before Compensation NOPP 1 4

Agnes Nakamyuka, a resident in the area says that she was told to stop cultivating on her two acres of land. She adds that she was surprised when she saw graders ploughing her land she is compensated.
11:41
11:41

Irregular Compensation Delays Palm Oil Project in Buvuma District BOPL 3 1

Despite claims by national oil palm project that the compensation was completed, some residents are still hesitant to vacate claiming that their land and properties were poorly evaluated and want their land resurveyed.
07:43
07:43

District Council Approves Buvuma Oil Palm Growers Trust NOPP 3 1

The trust is mandated to generate and pass polices, mobilise farmers to participate in oil palm growing, popularise the project through awareness campaign as well as identifying and registering more out growers.
13:53
13:53

Poor Working Conditions at Oil Palm Nursery Project Irks Buvuma Officials NOPP 1 2

“We have talked to the project managers to consider things that matters first. They have always told the people of Buvuma that the project is here to change their live. We think this must be reflected in all areas of life. The population at the site is too big to work without sanitary places this exposes their lives to diseases.” Mabiriizi explains.
17:21
17:21

Poor Road Network Threatens National Oil Palm Project in Buvuma NOPP 3 1

Alex Mabiriizi, the Buvuma District LC V Chairperson, says farmers risk making losses once the seedlings are not delivered on time because of bad roads.
22:10
22:10

NOPP Considers Hiring Kalangala Ferry to Transport Palm Oil Seedlings to Buvuma UNRA 1 3

Currently, there is a single ferry plying the route from Kiyindi landing site in Buikwe District to Kirongo landing site in Buvuma district. However, Wilson Sserunjogi, the Buvuma District Oil Palm Project Oil Person, says the ferry is in bad shape very bad shape and may not deliver the seedlings on time as anticipated.
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