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Development Finance for Community Environment and Justice Defenders in Southern Africa

Southern Africa Resource Watch

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Increasing Access to Justice
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period August 1, 2020–July 31, 2022
  • Location Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Geographic Focus Southern Africa

About this grant

The project goal is to increase financing for community justice and environment defenders from mining companies and development financing institutions. To this end, the Southern Africa Resource Watch will research best practices by modeling this through meaningful community participation methods in Southern Africa. The grantee will also advocate for increased and sustainable financing for community justice and environment defenders that ensure independence. The Southern Africa Resource Watch is a regional nonprofit organization that promotes the transparent and accountable use of natural resources in Southern Africa.