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Study says land acquisition in the global south by businesses accelerating deforestation & could compromise local communities' livelihoods
Author: Daisy Dunne, CarbonBrief (UK)
"Land purchases by private companies accelerate tropical deforestation, data shows"...
- Related in-depth areas: Climate change
Author: Kimberly Process Civil Society Coalition (KPCSC) June 2020
The diamond sector has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The devastation is felt across the supply chain, not the least in various African countries that depend on this precious mineral in their socio-economic development. To curb the spread...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Government & business response
- Related companies: Anjin (joint venture Anhui Foreign Economic Construction, Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation & Govt. of Zimbabwe) Koidu Holdings (part of Beny Steinmetz Group) Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC)
Africa: Communities increasingly finding ways to challenge extractive projects contributing to climate change
Author: Pooven Moodley, Open Global Rights
‘Litigation to challenge large extractive projects is gaining traction in Africa’...
Africa: Civil society not fully playing its part in developing policies & legislation to better integrate the AMV into national or regional policy & practice; report
Author: Publish What You Pay
'From Vision to Practice: The role of civil society in advancing the implementation of the Africa mining vision’...
- Related in-depth areas: Natural Resources
A shooting incident at a gold minefield in Gweru has sparked outrage in Zimbabwe. Video, audio and picture images of the shooting incident were widely circulated on social media. A dispute allegedly occurred over outstanding wages and working...
Civil society urges African Union to address structural inequalities & impacts on women in COVID-19 response
Author: African Feminism; 300+ civil society signatories
“African feminist post-COVID-19 economic recovery statement - [joint letter to African Union Special Envoys]”, June 2020...
Celebrating the International Day of the African Child which happens on Tuesday, June 16, millions of African children are at risk as they go into child labour as a result of COVID-19 other than lacking education and movement rights. The United Nations...
Author: Unión Sindical Obrera (España)
“Día Mundial contra el Trabajo Infantil. USO, por los derechos de la infancia” - 12 de junio de 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Niños
Author: Chris Phiri, Zambia Reports
‘Africa Loses $50Bn A Year In Illicit Financial Flows’ 21 May 2020...
Author: Titus Gwemende & Richard Hato- Kuevor, Oxfarm
‘Extractives industry in Africa; Thinking through COVID-19 responses for resource rich African countries’ 4 May 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Government & business response Natural Resources