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AACJ Stories of Change on Youth Empowerment

The AACJ Program proudly presents a special edition of "Stories of Change" highlighting youth empowerment in climate justice. This edition showcases the consortium initiatives which equip young activists with the…

From Waste to Wealth, Elizabeth’s Eco-Friendly Fuel and Income Solution

Elizabeth is sparking a sustainable revolution by teaching her community how to make eco-friendly briquettes. These briquettes, made from agricultural waste, not only provide a cleaner burning alternative to wood…

Boyani Community’s Cry for Justice

In the heart of Kilifi County, the serene life of the Boyani community has been shattered. Faced with cracked homes, stunted crops, and a vanishing water supply, they stand united…

The rising sea is swallowing our homes” – cries from Saloum Delta

In the Saloum Delta, the rising sea threatens the existence of over 100,000 residents, with saltwater intrusion destroying farmlands and livelihoods. Action for Environmental Justice (AEJ) and Oxfam Novib are…

Voice from the frontline: Somalia’s climate crisis and Abdulaziz’s appeal​

In the wake of unprecedented floods that ravaged Somalia and neighbouring East African countries, Abdulaziz Sheik Nor, founder of the Arladi Environmental and Human Rights Organization, emerged as a beacon…

Strengthening Climate Advocacy and Communication in the AACJ Southern Cluster

The AACJ Southern Cluster Workshop sparked a wave of collaborative energy towards advancing climate justice. Representatives from Mozambique and South Africa, among others, converged to strengthen their advocacy and communication…

Senegal: Bargny Community Mobilizes to Protest Against the Installation of a New Cement Plant.

Bargny is a coastal town located in the Rufisque department in Senegal. Historically, the community relied on fishing, agriculture, and processing of fishery products for their livelihood. Today, the population…

African Journalists Unite in Ghana to Amplify Climate Justice Narratives

n the heart of Accra, Ghana, over two impactful days, journalists from 13 African countries congregated to deepen their understanding of climate justice and fortify their storytelling skills. Hosted by…

African Regional Dialogue on Loss and Damage

In March 2024, Lilongwe, Malawi hosted the 3rd African Regional Conference on Loss and Damage, bringing together leaders and activists to tackle climate change. Highlighted by former President Joyce Banda's…

Voices of Resilience: Kwale Women Leading Climate Justice on Women’s Day”

The Kwale County International Women's Day celebration emphasized women's empowerment in climate action, featuring discussions on gender and climate finance. It united diverse stakeholders, including officials and community groups, showcasing…