To expose the adverse social, gender and environmental impacts of industrial agribusinesses on African communities and visibilise the struggles of communities at the frontlines


To strengthen national and regional advocacy efforts of CSOs against industrial plantations in Africa and link those to international campaigns


To document cases of human rights violations and environmental harm by industrial plantation corporations and their financiers in Africa and thereby show the systemic nature and the international drivers behind the adverse impacts.


african peopleS TRIBUNAL

The tribunal will serve as a space for environmental human rights defenders from communities and civil society to expose the adverse impacts of industrial plantations. The tribunal’s legitimacy is based on the principle of recognising human rights under national and international law, and reclaiming and restoring the rights of impacted peoples whose rights have been violated with impunity from all regions of Africa.

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Meet Our 2020 Session Jurors


Dr. Nnimmo Bassey


Ms. Makoma Lekalakala


Prof. Hamudi Majamba


Ms. Ikal Angelei


Prof. Alfred Apau Oteng-Yeboah

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