SENEGAL / CAMPAIGN FOR THE PROTECTION OF NDIAEL LANDS – 37 VILLAGES IN THE AREA SAY “NO” TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SENHUILE SENETHANOL AND THREATEN TO MARCH WITH CATTLES

Wetlands Africa | 21-Apr-2014 |

As they prepare a protest march, these populations launched an advocacy campaign and questioned on the Senegalese President Macky Sall on the issue of the Senhuile agribusiness project that is grabbing and destroying their land.

Téméye was last week the referral ground for residents of Ndiael, in the region of Saint-Louis, who expressed disagreement over the presence of Senhuile agribusiness Project that is ultimately grabbing and destroying their land. Henceforth, 37 villages with about 9,000 inhabitants and their 100,000 herds have opposed a total refusal to the company’s establishment in their land. As they prepare a protest march, these populations launched an advocacy campaign and question the Senegalese President Macky Sall on the issue. Populations organized in a cluster of 37 villages along the Ndiael area have on Thursday, April 10th, 2014 converged to Téméye (Region of Saint-Louis), in northern Senegal to protest against Senhuile agribusiness project implanted two years ago in the area. – See more at: http://www.farmlandgrab.org/post/view/23406#sthash.Iqu9aCPo.dpuf

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