hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

Malawi villagers take Mota Engil to court; claim company acquired their land without adequate compensation

Author: Luke Bisani, Malawi 24, Published on: 9 September 2015

“Locals sue Mota Engil over land in Machinga”

Malawians from Kauzu village…have dragged…Mota Engil to court for not giving them land compensation on the…[land it] intends to have a dry port in Liwonde township.

According to….[Nickson Masiku, the lawyer for the residents], the company has [only given compensation] for houses and trees. He further said some people are living in misery following the project as they were given less than K 100,000 as compensation.

Read the full post here