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Collective Action for Rights Realisation in the Extractive

03.05.2022

The programme seeks to enable weaker social groups to obtain respect for their rights in connection with the activity of the extractive industry.

Funded by the European Union

ACTIVITIES

  • Provide legal aid support for victims of corporate human rights abuses.
  • Facilitate an inclusive dialogue between stakeholders from mining corporations and the public sector.
  • Increase the capacity of CSOs to identify corporate human rights abuses and accountability issues.
  • Teach women, youth and persons with handicaps (PWD) about economic rights and entitlements.
  • Provide training to SME mining businesses on how to profitably participate in extractive value chains.
  • Improve the capacity of community members to protect, include and uphold marginalised groups’ economic rights and entitlements.

 

EXPECTED RESULTS/IMPACT

  • Improved CSO organisational capacity to conduct budget analysis; advocacy; provide access to information; and community and citizen-led monitoring.
  • Increased CSO capacity to identify main corporate human rights abuses and accountability issues.
  • Increased understanding and response from duty-bearers to their roles and responsibilities and the needs of the rights holders in the extractive sector.
  • Increased access to legal aid and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
  • Improved capacity and collective action of community members to protect, include, recognise and uphold marginalised groups’ economic rights and entitlements.
  • Increased capacity of women, youth and PWD to understand economic rights, entitlements and how to safely claim them.
  • The establishment of active forums with stakeholders from the public and private sector.
EUR 1.5M (3.8 Billion TZS)
Ongoing
EU
Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), Tanzania Women Chamber of Commerce (TWCC), and Lawyers' Environmental Action Team (LEAT)
EUR 1.4M (3.6 Billion TZS)