ICCA Alert: Consortium appeals to the Tanzanian authorities
"No eviction of Uvinje villagers. Respect communities sensitive to conservation."
This Consortium alert involves Uvinje, a small, coastal sub-village of Saadani Village, north of Dar es Salaam, in Tanzania. The residents of Uvinje face forced eviction from their land and homes because the Tanzania National Park Authority (TANAPA) has redrawn its boundary lines and unilaterally gazetted Uvinje’s present and ancestral lands to extend the coverage of Saadani National Park.More… Aug 27, 2014