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Civil society groups rejected Guinea's first mining policy saying it would worsen poverty and conflict with local communities
Author: Nellie Peyton, Thomson Reuters Foundation News
"Guinea risks 'conflict and confusion' with mining eviction policy", 21 March 2019...
Kenya: Multinationals holding vast land should cede to local landless communities upon lease expiry, urges columnist
Author: Magesha Ngwiri, Daily Nation (Kenya)
"Multinationals must prepare to cede some land to the very poor"...
Zimbabwe: ZELA’s responsible investment campaign urges govt. & companies to respect communities' rights in mining areas
Author: Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA)
“Citizens call for responsible investment” ...
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Author: Karen Information Center, BNI Multimedia Group
"Rivers are not commodities for Sale- Environmental Rights and Civil Society Groups Demand End to Large-dam Projects," 22 March 2019...
Myanmar: Farmers fear land law requiring permit will be "selectively enforced" on them instead of large-scale land grabbers
Author: Thompson Chau & Kyaw Soe Htet, Myanmar Times
"Renewed fears of mass displacement as land deadline nears", 11 March 2019...
Zambia: SARW report claims host mining community not benefiting from First Quantum Mineral's subsidiary; company responds
Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARWATCH) recently launched a report titled ‘ Living in a Parallel Universe, First Quantum Mine versus communities in Zambia’. The report raises a number of serious allegations against First Quantum Mine’s Kansanshi mine...
Zimbabwe: Over 900 families relocated during the Marange diamond rush yet to receive compensation despite court order
Author: Evidence Chenjerai, Global Press Journal (USA)
"Desperate for Cash and Without Basic Amenities, Zimbabweans Relocated During Diamond Rush Have Had Enough" 11 March 2019...