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Usiko win Youth Excellence Awards for work with Young People Gaia’s South African partner Usiko have been awarded silver at the 'Youth Excellence Awards for Facilitating Youth Transitions and Change' in the Western Cape. Through wilderness retreats and re-connecting children and adolescents with nature, Usiko support both youth at risk and young people in conflict with the law. These valuable processes rebuild both confidence and resilience. Read more...
African civil society speaks out against Chatham House conference on extractives in Africa 18th March - Earlier this week, as speakers and participants gathered at Chatham House in central London for a two-day conference entitled ‘Extractive Industries in Africa’, civil society from across Africa and beyond presented an open letter challenging the conference. Supported by Gaia, the letter was hand delivered by Nnimmo Bassey, a lifelong activist fighting big oil in the Niger Delta. Read more...
Seeds of Sovereignty launches in Amharic and French February 2015 - Seeds of Sovereignty shares the stories of African communities reviving their traditional seed diversity and taking back control of their food systems. Through the voices of local and indigenous farmers, the film provides a guide for anyone looking to revive traditional, diversity rich seed and farming systems around the world. Now available in Amharic and French. Read more...
Gaia Amazonas inspires climate change action and the world's largest ecological corridor Colombia's government announced that it will draw up plans to join with Brazil and Venezuela in creating the world's largest ecological corridor, a project aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change and preserving biodiversity. The corridor will span 135 million hectares (521,240 sq. miles) and is thanks to the work and dedicated of our partner Gaia Amazonas. Read more...

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21/04/2015
This Earth Day join us in pausing to reflect and give immense thanks to Earth - life support system for all life and our only home. Let's honour and...
A Dedication on Earth Day 2015
18/04/2015
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17/04/2015
Around the planet today peasants, land-based and Indigenous peoples will unite to draw attention to their struggles, celebrate their victories and...
Say Yes to Life, No to Mining on the International Day of Peasants' Struggle!

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