Mozambique's Movement to End Land Grabs

Lemos, Anabela; Adler, Simone (eds.)
http://www.towardfreedom.com/30-archives/africa/4192-mozambique-s-movement-to-end-land-grabs

Publisher:  Toward Freedom
Date Written:  04/03/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19008

To corporations, the forest is only business. To communities, the forest is everything: trees, medicine, culture, spirituality. Land-grabbing and the removal of communities from forests and land breaks the community, displaces access to food and water, and uproots the connection to nature and [local] knowledge. There is an old saying in Africa: the land doesn’t belong to us; it belongs to our children, and the children of our children.

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