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Anuradha Mittal: “Indigenous peoples sacrificed in the name of conservation!”

May 22, 2024
Afrik 21

Following the Oakland Institute's alarming revelations about the abuses perpetrated in the Ruaha National Park extension project in Tanzania, the World Bank has announced the suspension of $150 million in funding. In an exclusive interview with Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of The Oakland Institute, Afrik21 goes to the heart of biodiversity conservation issues in Tanzania. She reveals the major challenges facing indigenous communities, as well as the shortcomings of the World Bank's response to human rights violations.