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Infrastructure Kenya Maasai

Olkaria Geothermal Power Stations vs. Maasai

The Kenyan government’s plan to generate clean energy interferes with Maasai lives, displacing them from their land to make way for energy stations.

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Conservation Kenya Maasai

Maasai vs. Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai members had over two-thirds of their land taken away during British and Kenyan rule in 1961 to create the Maasai Mara National Reserve and were forced onto smaller pieces of land in Narok and Kajiado Districts. A 2004 petition for compensation and the reclaimed land was turned aside by the government, leading to protests and […]

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Conservation Kenya Maasai Samburu

Archer’s Post and Dol Dol

Kenyan and British Army training in Samburu. Since the end of World War Two, the Kenyan government has allowed British Military training in the region. 

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Barabaig Conservation Maasai Sukuma Tanzania Taturu

Kilombero

Conservation efforts in the Kilombero Valley led to the eviction of Sukuma, Maasai, and Barabaig pastoralists in the Kilombero and Ulanga Districts of the Morogoro Region.

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Conservation Maasai Parakuyo Tanzania

Mkomazi

To make way for the Mkomazi Game Reserve National Park, many pastoralists have been evicted. As a result, resources are becoming overused and pastoralists are being crowded out of their way of life. (Photo credit: Wickama et al. 2005)

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Agribusiness Conservation Farmer Conflict Kamba Maasai Sukuma Tanzania Taturu

Morogoro

Maasai communities are facing violent attacks and eviction due to agricultural investments, conservation, and discrimination by farmers.

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Agribusiness Maasai Tanzania

Pastoralists vs. SAGCOT in Tanzania

Government authorities lure foreign companies by promoting 350,000 hectares of fertile land, some of which is inhabited by indigenous people. Police violently evicted pastoralists, causing them to be homeless. 

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Conservation Maasai Tanzania

Maasai vs. Thomson Safaris in Loliondo

United States-based company, Thomson Safaris, is committing human rights abuses against Maasai and threatening their existence.

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Conservation Maasai Tanzania

Maasai vs. Ortello in Loliondo

In Loliondo, Arusha Region, Maasai communities face constant pressure of eviction from their ancestral land, which the Ortello Business Corporation seeks to use for commercial hunting. In late 2018, despite court rulings, the violence and evictions continue.

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Conservation Maasai Tanzania

Maasai vs. Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Photo Credit: KopeLion