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Bakonjo Basongora Conservation Uganda

Basongora & Bakonjo vs. Queen Elizabeth National Park

Batwa are often called the “Keepers of the Forest” and are one of Africa’s oldest surviving indigenous Basongora are a pastoralist community living in the western lowlands in Uganda and were evicted from their land in 1952 to allow for the creation of Queen Elizabeth National Park. They continue to face human rights violations today. Photo…

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Batwa Conservation Uganda

Batwa vs. Land Grabbing in Uganda

Batwa are often called the “Keepers of the Forest” and are one of Africa’s oldest surviving indigenous communities.

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Benet Conservation Uganda

The Benet

The Benet people are an indigenous community from Mount Elgon in Eastern Uganda that have faced numerous human rights abuses as a result of the increased protection of the Mount Elgon National Park.

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Conservation Ik Uganda

Ik vs. Kidepo Valley National Park

Due to pressures of conservation, ecotourism, and other neighboring pastoralist communities, the Ik’s lifestyle and culture are being threatened. (Photo: Realm Africa)