Biomass plant near Bukaleba forest reserve in Uganda (UG)

Uganda is thirsty for investments. The government intends to give a lease to Norwegian company Green Resources 347 ha of sourth Busoga forest reserve in Bukaleba

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy plants
Resources solid wood
Issues 1 social, 2 ecological, 3 economical, 4 cultural
Keywords land use conflict, bioenergy, nature reserve, Uganda
Start date 2013
End date
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests Company is interested in leasing the land for energy plantation, locals want to benefit from the energy plant
Barriers for dialogue Lack of interaction between company, government and local authority
Forums for dialogue joint action towards the common benefit
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation