The conference brought together over 50 participants representing academia, civil society organisations, and representatives of regional economic communities. What emerged during the two-day discussions was that there is a huge leadership deficit in the region as a key enabler for a democratic developmental state.

During the UN Convention to Combat Desertification's COP11 in Windhoek, there will be a critical panel discussion on Better Land Use, Better Future for All - Partnering with civil society to enhance sustainable land management in Sub-Saharan Africa.

SADC-Parliamentary Forum adopts Southern Africa Resource Barometer

The largest mining investment in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) - by a consortium led by Freeport McMoran - has brought the people of Fungurume poverty not prosperity 

Mining giant responds to Coal vrs Communities report

SARW’s mission is to ensure natural resource extraction contributes to sustainable development; that is, a development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.

SARW related objectives are firstly, to monitor corporate and state conduct in the extraction, and beneficiation, of natural resources in southern Africa, in particular assessing to what extent these efforts contribute to sustainable development.

Mozambique activists learn to monitor and speak out

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