As the Chairperson of Community Leaders Network of Southern Africa, I participated in the recent 22nd Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) held in New York, USA. It was a real eye opener for me, as I started to appreciate the challenges, abuse and human rights infringements that over 6.7 million indigenous peoples around the world have had to endure.
Resource Africa and the Community Leaders Network of Southern Africa will be represented at the IUCN WCC 3-11 September 2021 Congress by delegates from both organisations.
The Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) has just been released for comment. By acting now, African countries can work together to ensure that the GBF explicitly includes the sustainable use
As the UK parliament consider bans on hunting trophy imports, community leaders representing millions of rural Africans have launched an official complaint against one of the key players in the campaigns against trophy hunting.
The 2021 theme for World Oceans Day is The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods. With marine resources especially important for the coastal communities in Africa, the ocean is vital for countless livelihoods on the continent and throughout the globe.
Misinformation ignores African voices and right to thrive, not just survive – states the Community Leaders Network of southern Africa.
Imagine an approach to wildlife conservation that allows wildlife populations to flourish, respects the rights of local and indigenous peoples to determine their own future, and helps reduce poverty and inequality.
Advocates for human rights and conservation in Africa have warned that bans on trophy hunting imports from Africa could have catastrophic effects on people and communities already devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this open letter, Resource Africa challenges the German Green Party Alliance.