This past weekend in Durban, South Africa, a two-day conference entitled Everyone’s Downstream: Extreme Extraction in Africa and
Beyond set the stage for the COP-17 UN climate change conference.
Community organizers from Canada, Quebec and across Africa brought their stories of resistance to Durban’s University of KwaZuluNatal. The event focused on large-scale oil & gas extraction projects in Africa.
This audio from Amandla features Interviews with Sorbarikor Demua from the Ogoni Solidarity Forum in Nigeria and (in french) Jean-Pierre Ratsimbazafy from Madagascar.
We also hear an IPS report looking a farming in Kenya.