Contemporary geopolitical trends are among the factors leading to increased incidences of land grabbing resulting into eviction of the poor from land, mostly in the global south. Justifcations for increased demand for land and the resulting evictions is found in the imperative to boost agricultural productionto feed the burgeoning population, capitalists desires to cash in on the high food prices, and demand for biofuels among others. Although Uganda’s cases of eviction can to some extent be seen through the above lenses, a number of factors in Uganda’s locale, legal and policy stipulations have shaped conflicts over land and evictions on Mailo land, which is the subject of this paper. Uganda has a robust legal and policy framework on land, but evictions remain an outstanding problem. This paper among others identifes why evictions continue despite the legal and policy framework in place

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