Hwange Rural under Siege from Extractive Companies

. . . as Mines Minister Chitando heads to Hwange Hwange Rural District has been invaded by extractive companies that have been pegging hectares of land without engaging local communities. On Monday 15 February 2021, Centre for Natural Resource Governance received information that communities within a 15 kilometres stretch from Cross Dete to Kapami area woke up to find pegs inscribed Malonga Wells/A Mupandawana in their fields. The pegged area covers Ndangababi, Makwandala and Silewu wards ...
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Artisanal Miners Clash with Chinese Miners at Premier Estate, Mutare
FOUR Chinese nationals were attacked by artisanal miners following a misunderstanding over mining rights on the 3rd of February 2021 ...
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INTRODUCTION DINDE community members are locked in stand-off with a Chinese investor over the latter’s proposed coal exploration operations within ...
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Coal Investments in Zimbabwe: A misplaced priority
. Tapuwa O’bren Nhachi Introduction Whilst most nations are putting in place measures to phase out the use of fossil ...
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We defend the rights of communities affected by extractive industries. We have seen how extractive industries expose rural communities to an avalanche of rights violations which include land and water grabbing, water and air pollution and direct violence by a combined force of state and corporate power. Power responds to power. We believe the power of united, informed, organized and active communities will always prevail over injustices, state and corporates power. Using research, capacity building and advocacy as tools, we strengthen the power of communities to challenge destructive mining and extractive activities and hold governments and corporations accountable.



Research Consultancy on the implications of poaching and Human Wildlife Conflict on the current integrated conservation and development model of Save Conservancy.

Due: 5 March 2021 Introduction Centre for Natural Resource Governance (CNRG) is a Zimbabwean civil society organisation that was established ...
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Impunity, chaos and poor accountability costs lives in the gold mining sector

Introduction On November 15, artisanal miners were buried alive in mine shafts by a Chinese company which was sub-contracted by ...
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CNRG condemns senseless suffocation of artisanal miners

CENTRE FOR NATURAL RESOURCE GOVERNANCE (CNRG) condemns the negligence that led to death, through suffocation, of artisanal miners who were ...
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CNRG relies on the support it gets from foundations and individuals who believe in economic justice. Our hard working team travels throughout the country in the most difficult and challenging circumstances to strengthen the capacities of communities to resist destructive mining.

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