An exchange was organized to allow rural communities of Honduras and El Salvador to share their experiences, and to discover more about the ecological, social and cultural impacts of mining and dam megaprojects.
Over the past two decades large-scale, foreign multinational mining companies have caused considerable environmental destruction and human suffering in Ghana. Friends of the Earth Ghana developed awareness-raising materials and workshops for students and teachers.
For many years oil leakages have created vast environmental and heath problems in the Niger Delta in Nigeria. Oil companies such as Shell, amongst others, are responsible for this.