The EACOP, undertaken by Total Energies, has displaced thousands of indigenous peoples in Uganda and Tanzania from their homes
Facing government-sanctioned ethnic violence, mass sexual abuse, and the seizure of property, the Eritrean Afar are an indigenous people trapped by a repressive government. Combined with a blockade of their homeland, the Afar condition only worsens.
As the Moroccan government illegally extracts mineral and agricultural wealth from occupied Sahrawi lands, indigenous communities suffer.
The large extraction project poses negative social, environmental, and health impacts on indigenous peoples in Cameroon.
Indigenous Baka face violence and precarious conditions from conservation, mining, logging, and rubber plantations.
A fossil fuel company secured a deal to drill in search of a petroleum system in the Kavango Basin, posing a threat to San in the area.
Local Kel Tamasheq are pushing back against international oil companies’ exploration of the basin.
Amazigh in Imider, Morocco have faced alarming depletion and contamination of their groundwater resources because of a large silver mine. Photo from Al Jazeera
Kel Tamasheq find their nomadic pastoralist livelihoods increasingly under threat from a combination of uranium mining, government promotion of sedentarism and climate change. Photo Credit: NewIndianExpress