11 Mar '12, 11pm

Uganda's Oil Extraction, Another Human Tragedy | Care2 Causes

Uganda's Oil Extraction, Another Human Tragedy | Care2 Causes

When the first oil discoveries were made in 2006, Ugandans had high hopes. Oil wealth, they assumed, could help to revive the nation’s economy. But it hasn’t worked out that way. [...] Recently, one of my journalist friends visited Hoima, an area where Tullow Oil Company is carrying out oil exploration. What he found there can be described as the complete absence of corporate social responsibility on the part of Tullow. He concluded that the locals, and in particular those whose existence depends on local lakes and rivers, have suffered a lot. He documented how many people have been driven off their land. Some have received compensation, others have not. Most of the affected individuals live in villages. They are poor, but rather than benefiting from the discovery of oil near their homes, their livelihoods are ruined. Where others see business opportunities, these villager...

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care2.com 11 Mar '12, 7pm

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