In the Jonglei Region of South Sudan, indigenous Anuak, Murle, Jie, and Kachipo communities were forced to relocate because of a land deal between the government and the UAE company Al Ain National Wildlife, which seeks to use the land for a national park and lodge. Photo Credit: Africa Sustainable Conservation News
In the Unity State of South Sudan, community land comprising 105,000 hectares was leased to an Egyptian company in 2009 for 25 years. The company, Citadel Capital, seeks to use the land to grow maize and sorghum. Photo Credit: Tim Mckulka
Nile Trading & Development, Inc. signed a land deal with the Mukaya Payam Cooperative allowing them questionable rights to obtain resources without the indigenous community’s consent.