Friends of the Earth Africa (FoEA) is a Regional chapter of Friends of the Earth International (FoEI). FoEI is the world environmental justice federation with 76 member groups, with 14 member groups in Africa: Nigeria, Mali, Tunisia, Ghana, Togo, Uganda, Mozambique, Cameroon, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Liberia, South Africa, Swaziland and Mauritius.
We campaign to protect the environment and to create sustainable societies. A peaceful and sustainable world based on societies living in harmony with nature. A society of interdependent people living in dignity, wholeness and fulfillment in which equity, human and peoples’ rights are realized. A society built upon peoples’ sovereignty and participation, found on social, economic, gender and environmental justice and free from all forms of domination and exploitation, such as neo-liberalism, corporate globalization, neo-colonialism and militarism.
FoEA works on this five thematic heads Economic Justice Resisting Neoliberalism program (EJRN), Forest and Biodiversity program (FB), Food Sovereignty program (FS), Climate Justice and Energy program (CJE) and Resisting Mining Oil and Gas program (RMOG)
The Food sovereignty campaign main areas of work are: GMOs, agrofuels, agribusiness ((link with Economic Justice – Resisting Neoliberalism program), land grabbing and Climate and Agriculture.