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 doesnt belong to us; it belongs to our children, and the children of our children.