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IRN’s Bujagali Campaign
Save Mabira Crusade Backgrounder A backgrounder from Save Mabira Crusade on the unpopular government decision of giving away of Mabira forest to an Indian investor for sugar cane growing, April 13, 2007.
Bashing NGOs Won’t Solve Uganda’s Energy Shortfalls Ugandan NGO NAPE prepared this press release in response to Response to the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Hon. Syda N. M. Bbumba’s article enitled, "Response to Article attributed to Col. (RTD) Dr. Kiiza Besigye", December 17, 2004.
Rethinking Bujagali This letter from NGOs to World Bank President Wolfensohn urges a full and fair assessment of energy options as the Bank and Government of Uganda look for new investors in the stalled project, November 7, 2003.
NGOs Tell World Bank to Reconsider Bujagali Dam In a May 2002 letter to Executive Directors, 120 NGOs urge the Bank to delay further funding approvals until a report by the Inspection Panel on the dam’s violations of Bank policy is released. They also request a "more realistic" economic assessment of the project, and a release of the project contract in Uganda, May 20, 2002.
Carbon Credits Read NGO letters to agencies proposing to pay AES for carbon credits for Bujagali Dam.
Bujagali Dam Rises Again in Uganda The Bujagali Dam project is now being revived by the Ugandan government, in partnership with the Aga Khan’s Industrial Promotion Services, which recently signed a "power purchase agreement" on the project. This advisory, by the Ugandan NGO National Association of Professional Environmentalits, describes why this project should not go forward as is. Also, read a more detailed paper documenting NAPE’s outstanding concerns. December 16, 2005.
World Bank Management Manipulated Data on Uganda Dam Analysis of internal documents by International Rivers Network shows that World Bank management manipulated data to gain Board approval for the project, which is sponsored by US–based AES Corporation, May 14, 2002.