Kampala, November 21 2023 Despite public denouncements of the controversial EACOP pipeline, these investors continue to plough USD five billion into one of the pipeline’s problematic Chinese shareholders. In the wake of multiple reports on EACOP’s harmful impacts on human rights, climate and the environment, many leading Western financial institutions have pledged to withdraw their… Continue reading Western investors are fueling the controversial East African Crude Oil Pipeline through the back door
Construction of the Karuma dam has deprived hundreds of people in Uganda’s Nile delta of their land, homes, and livelihoods. Many people have been waiting a decade for relocation, with some left to live under high voltage transmission lines for lack of safer alternatives. From a height above the riverbank, you can watch the massive… Continue reading Ugandan families displaced and left to struggle by China’s mega dam
Protecting the environment and biodiversity was regarded as a key element in the planning of the East African crude oil pipeline (EACOP), the longest heated crude oil pipeline in the world. However, an undercover visit to Uganda’s Lake Albert region shows that the contractors, French company TotalEnergies and state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC),… Continue reading Environment protection on hold as work to extract oil starts in Uganda
Just Finance International today called on Chinese state oil company CNOOC and French multinational oil and gas company TotalEnergies to strongly uphold their commitments to protect the environment and biodiversity Uganda’s Lake Albert region.
Kampala, 16 November 2022:- A newly published field report by Just Finance International and the Environment Governance Institute in Uganda finds that Chinese state oil company CNOOC and French multinational oil and gas company TotalEnergies are complicit in threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of families who live between Uganda’s Lake Albert and the shoreline of… Continue reading Uganda’s Oil Pipeline Project Threatens Livelihoods of Thousands of Displaced People