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“Extractive industries push Africa’s indigenous peoples to the margins” – IWGIA

08 June 2017 

“Environmental degradation, cultural ethnocide and gross human rights violations: For indigenous peoples these are some of the consequences of the current global race for natural resources and raw materials. The skyrocketing global demand for natural resources is driven by the growth of both western and non-western economies and the liberalization of transnational investments and agreements. Indigenous peoples in Africa are among the first to feel the consequences of the global increase in extractive industries, as they often live, where natural resources are found…” – IWGIA

Read the full article from IWGIA.

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