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Author: Albert Savana, Agence Ecofin
"Cameroon Minister urges experts to render big data profitable for Africa", 4 December 2019...
Greenpeace Africa and a coalition of eight NGOs from the two Congos are calling on COP 25 for the immediate cancellation of all industrial activities in peatlands
"Fighting for climate action but barred from COP25: what did these Congolese forest defenders want to say in Madrid?", 6 December 2019...
Local civil society groups say oil & gas production along DRC-Uganda border will compromise their livelihoods
Author: Halima Abdalla, The EastAfrican (Kenya)
"Ituri residents petition Tshisekedi, Museveni, Nema over impact of oil activity"...
NGO says east African countries losing millions of dollars to multinational corporations due to unfavourable bilateral investment treaties
Author: Julius Barigaba, The East African (Kenya)
"Civil society seeks reforms to stem trade suits losses"...
- Related in-depth areas: Investment, trade, globalisation
Uganda: Local cultural group say proposed dam construction will compromise local tourism, environment & livelihoods
Author: The Independent (Uganda)
"Bunyoro Kingdom rejects Murchison Falls power dam plans"...
Author: Modern Ghana
‘WACAM Wants Gender Equity Mining Laws’ 28 November 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Women & girls
Liberia: Community members not included in agreements leading to getting land for oil palm plantations
Author: Joaquin M. Sendolo, Daily Observer (Liberia)
‘Communities Remain Below the Ladder in W/A Oil Palm Industry’ 2 December 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Natural Resources
Author: Agence de Presse Sénégalaise (APS)
"Les ICS invitées à mieux faire pour les populations de Méouane", 27 novembre 2019...
Africa: Study claims artisanal & small-scale mining's negative impacts outweighs big mines'; incl. on health & environment
Author: Flavia Olivieri, Lifegate (Italy)
"Artisanal and small-scale mining in Africa, the environmental and human costs of a vital livelihood source"...