Mozambique: Women prevented from fetching firewood and other forest products in Nacala Corridor

Evidence of the effects of land grabbing in the region, where ProSavana is being implemented, on the peasants particularly women is beginning to show. In Nampula province, women are being prevented from passing in the areas where the foreign companies operate. They cannot access the firewood or gather wild foods. This reality was reported during a discussion panel on “Structural challenges to development of peasant agriculture in Mozambique: peoples’ demands in regard to ProSavana”, at the Second Triangular Conference of the Peoples, held on 24 July 2014, in Maputo – See more at: http://www.farmlandgrab.org/post/view/23779-women-prevented-from-fetching-firewood-and-other-forest-products-in-the-nacala-corridor#sthash.TAybl5bW.dpuf

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