Log In to Namati

5022_005

Media

On our newsfeed, you will find updates about our organization’s activities, as well as new features that arise on our continually expanding website.  Check out our blog for more in-depth observations about legal empowerment from leading scholars and practitioners.

The Latest News

OpEd: India’s Quest for Power

Posted July 31, 2014

Namati’s Kanchi Kohli on how India’s ‘balance’ of industrialisation and ecological protection actually looks at the ground level.

“The lives of people living in coastal or forest ecosystems are likely to change drastically if one is to go by the number of power plants going up in India today. Each company seeking permission to operate a coal mine is often doing it because they have power plants to feed. And with each plant, there is not just a change in existing land use – farms, forests, fishing and related livelihood. The entire ecological ethos and biodiversity, in fact, is completely replaced by the …

Visit our Newsfeed »

The Latest from Our Blog

No Consent: The Case of Nimiyama Chiefdom in Sierra Leone

Posted by on July 22, 2014

photo

Innovative Legal Remedies to Protect
Land Rights in Sierra Leone

By Karima Tawfik

For one woman in Nimiyama Chiefdom in eastern Sierra Leone, the first sign of trouble came when she went into her family’s fields to brush for planting and was told to leave immediately because the land had been “sold.” For another landowner, it was when a group of people entered and surveyed his family lands without his consent – and just told him to take the issue up with his chief. And for many, it was the seven-foot poles erected in their backyards, signaling that their lands are …

Visit our Blog »

© 2014 Namati

Built by Vernal Creative

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.