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Women lives and Livelihoods are severely affected during environmental disasters such as crude...

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The Unyi Mainstreaming Project - A Campaign Against Dirty Energy

The Unyi MainStreaming Project - A Campaign Against Dirty Energy

With support from the Global Greengrants Fund (GGF), the Unyi Mainstreaming Project looks to adopt a collaborative strategy that will provide increased stakeholder interaction, awareness and the sensitization of key target groups using sustainable mass media platforms and space. The project will build the capacity of representatives’ from the Federation of Nigerian mining host communities (Kogi State chapter), civil society organizations and journalists, working and reporting on the extractive industries within the state.

Inclusive Governance Strategies - A Recipe for Sustainable Change

Inclusive Governance - A Recipe for Sustainable Change

Using the interactive and participatory methodologies adopted under the second phase of the Electorate Awake and Participate Project (EAPP), the Project team conducted a community needs Assessment across the 319 wards located in the 23 Local Government Areas of Rivers State.

TIME FOR NATURE - World Environment Day 2020

Today marks another clarion call to all stakeholders of environment as a reflection of our continued interactions and actions on our god-giving commonwealth, most of which has been negatively impacting our environment. As the earth continues to bleed due to continued indiscriminate human and industrial activities it is time to ask our selves the fundamental question of environmental sustainability.  What kind of environment will our generations and ones yet unborn inherit from us?

Beneath the Surface - Indigenous community in Bolivia

For this indigenous community in Bolivia, promises of running water and electricity offered by a mining company never materialized. Instead, the community was subjected to environmentally destructive mining practices and explosions that threatened their livelihood—Brazil nuts. The community leaders decided to fight back, seeking external help from technical advisors, and holding countless meetings within the community in order to raise awareness.

Data Collection and Environmental Monitoring in Mining Communities

After two Shell oil spills in the Niger Delta, Nigeria’s Bodo community suffered collapsed ecosystems and chronic environmental damage. A once bountiful agrarian community was left barren. No one was held accountable for the oil spill, and its devastating consequences, so the community took matters into its own hands. With support from Amnesty International, the Media Awareness and Justice Initiative trained 120 community people, pulled from 60 communities in Rivers and Bayelsa state, on baseline data and environmental monitoring.