Facing Finance’s partner organization, Justica Ambiental, has released three videos depicting human rights violations in the Mozambican village of Cateme. Inhabitants of three villages affected by Vale’s establishment of coalmines in the area were relocated to the village of Cateme. Located approximately 40km away from the nearest market, Cateme is an inadequate substitute for their former villages. ... →
Environmental Damages and Resettlement in Mozambique
Critical voices have been raised on the social and environmental impacts of the Riversdale coal mine owned by the Rio Tinto Group. The mine is located in the Tete province in northwestern Mozambique.
The original 2 million tonnes of coal, planned to be shipped via the Zambezi River from Tete province to the coast, have increased to a proposed 12 million tonnes. ... →