NGO Surveys

ActionAid

ActionAid is active in the following fields:

Health - HIV/AIDs (STDs), air/water pollution related diseases, noise caused by blasting,

Food Security - land use changes: water/air pollution & land degradation affecting food production

Water Security - access to water sources (and privatisation), water shortages, severe water quality implications, damage to marine based livelihoods, impoverishment of livelihoods of communities who rely on the rivers for irrigation, gardening, watering of livestock, fishing and bathing;

Environment/Ecology - pollution, degradation, exhaustion, no reparation

Land Tenure - (forced) relocation, dislocation, (communal, customary, women) land rights not acknowledged, no (fair) compensation,

Relocation - no participation on decision around relocation area, no relation action plans, no livelihood restoration plan, no adequate (long term) housing, farming options, or economic activities

Traditional Structures - no adequate inclusion of various community members (e.g. youth, women)

Cultural Practices - cultural and traditional dislocation, grave desecration, no acknowledgment to the ancestral value of the land

Human Rights - ESCRs (see above) & political and civil rights & communal rights; with specific focus on women's rights ; police violence, arbitrary arrests, intimidation, death (threats),

Other - women's rights to land and natural resources

AIDC

AIDC is active in the following fields:

Health 

Food Security

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is active in the following fields:

Health - pollution of air, water & land

Food Security - destruction of crops, cropland and/or crop trees, displacement from farmland

Water Security - water pollution, use of water for mining activities

Land Tenure - lack of respect for traditional/customary rights, usage rights, formal land rights and/or needs for land for subsistence

Human Rights - direct abuses by companies' own security forces or privately hired security, complicity with abuses by government or non-state security forces

Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace of Karonga Diocese

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace of Karonga Diocese is active in the following fields:

Water Security

Environment/Ecology 

Relocation 

Human Rights 

Centre for Applied Legal Studies

The Centre for Applied Legal Studies is active in the following fields:

Health 

Food Security 

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Centre for Environmental Rights

The Centre for Environmental Rights is active in the following fields:

Health - 

Food Security - We represent communities whose grazing lands and fields have been taken over by mines without their consent.

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Land Tenure 

Traditional Structures 

Cultural Practices

Human Rights

Centre for Natural Resource Governance

The Centre for Natural Resource Governance is active in the following fields:

Health

Food Security

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Land Tenure

Relocation 

Traditional Structures

Cultural Practices 

Human Rights 

Centre for Social Concern

The Centre for Social Concern is active in the following fields:

Social Justice

Chiadzwa Community Development Trust

The Chiadzwa Community Development Trust - Zimbabwe is active in the following fields:

Health 

Food Security 

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology

Land Tenure 

Relocation

Traditional Structures 

Cultural Practices 

Human Rights 

FAITA-trust

The FAITA-trust is active in the following fields:

Environment/Ecology 

Land Tenure 

Cultural Practices 

Human Rights 

FOCARFE

FOCARFE is active in the following fields:

Health 

Food Security 

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Relocation

Human Rights 

Global Rights

Global Rights is active in the following fields:

Human Rights

Justice

HJKYB-Coalition

The HJKYB-Coalition is active in the following fields:

Health 

Food Security 

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Jamaa Resource Initiatives

Jamaa Resource Initiatives is active in the following fields:

Health

Environment/Ecology

 

Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection

The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection is active in the following fields:

Health

Water Security

Environment/Ecology 

Relocation 

Jubilee South-Africa

Jubilee South Africa is active in the following fields:

Land Tenure 

Justicia ASBL

Justicia ASBL is active in the following fields:

Water Security

Relocation 

Cultural Practices 

Human Rights 

KASA Ecumenical Service on Southern Africa

KASA Ecumenical Service on Southern Africa is active in the following fields:

Justice

Environment/Ecology

Khulumani Support Group

Khulumani Support Group is active in the following fields:

Health - Securing compensation for mine workers with permanent lung damage

Food Security - Providing for the food security needs of mine worker dependents

Water Security - Participating in building a peoples' water movement - the Khulumani Water for Dignity Project

Environment/Ecology - Severe issues of pollution especially in the Metsimaholo Municipality

Land Tenure 

Traditional Structures - An issue in the Moruleng community where we worked with community structures calling their chief to account for personally beneficial relationships with British platinum mining companies with no apparent benefits to local communities

Human Rights

Labour Research Service

The Labour Research Service is active in the following fields:

Health

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Human Rights 

LAMOSA

LAMOSA is active in the following fields:

Health 

Food Security - We are responsible for growing subsistence crops to feed the families. To meet family needs, rural women and girls walk long distances to collect fuel wood and water. 

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Land Tenure 

Relocation 

Traditional Structures 

Human Rights 

Natural Justice

Natural Justice is active in the following fields:

Our work assists communities to articulate the impacts of extractives on all the areas - as they impact on communities that we support.

Natural Resources Alliance of Kenya

The Natural Resources Alliance of Kenya is active in the following fields:

Justice

Human Rights

Advocacy

 

Network to fight against hunger

Network To Fight Against Hunger is active in the following fields:

Health 

Food Security 

Environment/Ecology

Norwegian Church Aid

Norwegian Church Aid is active in the following fields:

Health 

Food Security 

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology

Relocation 

Traditional Structures 

Observatório Moçambicano da Governação

Observatório Moçambicano da Governação is active in the following fields:

Relocation

Ogiek Welfare Council

Ogiek Welfare Council is active in the following fields:

Food Security 

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Land Tenure 

Relocation 

Traditional Structures 

Cultural Practices

Human Rights 

Publish What You Pay International

Publish What You Pay International is active in the following fields:

Health - PWYP has contributed to health issues basically in educating the people on harzards that follows through illegal mining and explorations activities especially in the oil, gas and solid minerals. 

Environment/Ecology - PWYPI has contributed to enhance environmental engagements and the various neglects suffered from the International Oil Companies (IOCs) basically in educating the people on the harzards that follows through illegal mining and explorations activities especially in the oil, gas areas. It has also engaged relevant government agencies and legislatures on the need to also intervern as this is also a treat to food security.

Human Rights - PWYPI has contributed and advocated in pushing for the legislation of Petroleum Industry Bill, and some other laws such as; Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Act 2007, Fiscal Responsibility Act, it has also engaged with government, relevant agencies, traditional leaders on the rights of the people about the various neglects suffered from the International Oil Companies (IOCs) basically in the area of compensation, land degregation and several harzards that follows through illegal mining and explorations activities especially in the host communities.

SAIIA

The South African Institute for International Affairs (SAIIA) is active in the following fields:

Research

Save Lamu

Save Lamu - Kenya is active in the following fields:

Food Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Land Tenure 

Human Rights 

Southern Cape Land Committee

The Southern Cape Land Committee - South Africa is active in the following fields:

Food Security

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Land Tenure 

Relocation 

Traditional Structures

Cultural Practices

Human Rights 

Third World Network-Africa

Third World Network Africa is cross country initiative active in the following fields:

Health

Food Security

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Trust for Community Outreach & Education

Trust for Community Outreach & Education is active in the following fields:

Food Security

Human Rights

Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association

The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association is active in the following fields:

Health

Food Security 

Water Security 

Environment/Ecology 

Land Tenure 

Relocation

Traditional Structures

Human Rights

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