The 7th annual West Africa Peasants’ Seed Fair, hosted by the West African Committee for Farmers’ Seeds (Comité Ouest Africain de Semences Paysannes – COASP), was held in Zoungbonou, Benin, from 9-11 March 2023, bringing together 75 exhibitors from 25 countries, predominantly from the West African community but also including farmers from East Africa, government officials and academics.
Al Jazeera infiltrates large gold-smuggling rings and reveals a giant money laundering scheme in which billions of dollars’ worth of gold is smuggled every month from Zimbabwe to Dubai, allowing criminals to whitewash dirty money through a web of shell companies, fake invoices and paid-off officials.
Corruption Watch is participating in an eight-country study on land-related corruption
A summary of conference highlights follows below. See also the condensed analysis in the follow up article
For almost three decades the ANC government failed to address the legacies of apartheid. We certainly do not expect it to rise to the challenge of ensuring a deep and transformative just transition, informed by climate justice.
A Natural Justice é uma organização enraizada nas lutas das comunidades na África. Como uma equipe de advogados pioneiros e especialistas legais, somos especializados em direitos humanos e direito ambiental na busca da justiça social e ambiental. Os valores, o conhecimento e a autodeterminação informam nosso trabalho sobre as comunidades com as quais somos solidários(as).
The life and work of labour economist Francis Wilson was one of the inspirations for the Land Portal data story Double dispossession?
As Madagascar, Malawi and Mozambique mop up after Cyclone Ana, scientists caution that South Africa’s east coast could be hit by intense tropical cyclones.