Land and Environmental Rights Watch Africa also focuses on advocacy aimed at upholding land and environmental rights within the country and building resilient and self-sustaining communities through mobilizing and organizing grassroots communities on land and environmental protection, promote greater protection for environmental Human Rights Defenders (individuals and groups) defending their environmental rights, create systems of decision making like citizen’s assemblies where ordinary people learn from each other and take collective decisions about issues affecting them, etc.

Some of the activities undertaken include direct action of planting indigenous tree species, fruit and vegetables growing to improve the livelihood of the people, support and provide resources to communities for the purpose of resisting rights violations, holding participatory action advocacy, holding constructive dialogues and debates with relevant stake holders and providing rapid response to HRDs at risk.

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