CAO to act as mediator in dispute with Oxfam

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Kampala, January 23rd 2012 ÔÇô We welcome the news today that The Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman (CAO) has agreed to act as mediator in our dispute with Oxfam. The CAO will now work with all parties to clarify issues raised, gather information from other stakeholders and the community and assist in attempting to resolve differences that exist. New Forests Company will co-operate fully with CAO through the process.

Robert Devereux, Chairman, NFC said: “We are very pleased with this development and hope it will allow for an early resolution of differences. We are very anxious to return to our day job of running NFC which is how we can best serve the interests of the communities and all our stakeholders.”

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