Impacts of Extractives on Land, Environment and Women’s Rights in East Africa

The study presents key findings from three East African countries (Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda) on the impacts of extractives on land, environment and women’s rights. The study implored the Women in Development (WID) feminist’s framework so as to understand women’s rights, access to land and related benefits in the extractive industry. The study used mixed methodology whereby some partners used literature review purely and others combined with actual field study.

Published: June 2016

Organizations: National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE), National Association for Women’s Action in Development (NAWAD), Anaka Foundation, Kwataniza Women’s Farmers Group (KWG) in Uganda; the East Africa Advisory Board- Global Green grants Fund (EAAB-GGF), Urgent Action Fund-Africa (UAF-Africa) and Nature Kenya in Kenya; Ujamaa Community Resource Team (UCRT), and Women Fund Tanzania (WTF) in Tanzania.

Region: Africa

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