After decades of hydrocarbon extraction, the balance is always negative.
Oilwatch is a network that builds solidarity and promotes a common identity in the the peoples of the Global South seeking to stop the expansion of fossil fuel extraction activities that degrades territories, socially and environmentally.
Following a just concluded, webinar and Annual General Meeting, with the theme “The Nexus between Climate Justice and Socio-economic Justice; What does this look like for Africa?, Oilwatch Africa along with allied networks, alliances and forums agreed on a...
On the 10th of April 2021, the governments of Uganda and Tanzania, alongside the French multinational Total and the state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), signed the final agreements that will kickstart the construction of a controversial $3.5...
Triumph for Farmers and Fisherfolks: The Hague Court of Appeal finds Shell Liable for Oil Spills in Nigeria
by Eddy Wifa and Titilayo Adebola – On 29 January 2021, thirteen years after four Nigerian farmers and fisherfolks, Chief Fidelis Oguru, Mr Alali Efanga, Chief Barizaa Dooh and Elder Friday Alfred Akpan, instituted lawsuits in the Netherlands with...
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Oilwatch is a network of resistance to the negative impacts of the oil and gas industry on peoples and their environments.