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The Impacts and Future Risks of Mining, Infrastructure and Industrial Agricultural Expansion – Frederic Amiel, Greenpeace
The Impacts and Future Risks of Mining, Infrastructure and Industrial Agricultural Expansion – Frederic Amiel, Greenpeace

The first in a new series of interviews with key actors and stakeholders on the underlying challenges to effective land and forest governance in the Congo Basin, Fred Amiel of Greenpeace talks about the impacts and future risks of mining, infrastructure and industrial agricultural expansion in the region, the absence of an integrated land use planning system in the region and Greenpeace’s ‘zero deforestation’ policy.

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Challenges for securing land rights of indigenous people in the Congo Basin - Jerome Lewis, UCL
Les défis de la sécurisation des droits aux terres des peuples autochtones dans le bassin du Congo - Jerome Lewis, UCL

Les chasseurs-cueilleurs, ou peuples autochtones, du bassin du Congo ont une perception unique de l’utilisation de la terre. Leurs systèmes visent à garantir l’abondance des ressources forestières et leur distribution égalitaire entre tous les habitants de ces forêts. Dr. Jerome Lewis, Professeur d’Anthropologie à University College London (UCL), parle sur la nécessité de prendre cette vision en compte pour sécuriser les droits des peuples autochtones à la terre dont ils dépendent et qu’ils ont protégée depuis des siècles. 

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Children singing, Ollombo
Children singing, Ollombo

While their parents are busy participating in a soil mapping exercise, children in Ollombo province entertain themselves with a song and dance.




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Interview with Tchoumou Leopold on Participatory Mapping
Interview with Tchoumou Leopold on Participatory Mapping

Interview with Mr. Tchoumou Leopold, heir of the customary chief Gaston Dzaba for the last 9 years in the village of Ebana, which is located 60 km from Mbomo and 15 km from the neighbouring district of Etoumbi. It has a population of around 100 inhabitants, who mainly live off hunting and farming. 



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