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Advocates for Community Alternatives

Presence in: Ghana
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Environmental Justice, Land & Natural Resources

ACA supports communities to seek sustainable alternatives to extractives-led development and builds networks of expert resources – lawyers, scientists, and others – to serve in the public interest. We currently work with communities in Central Ghana and are facilitating a regional network of environmental and human rights lawyers called the Public Interest Lawyering Initiative for West Africa

People Associated With This Organization

Jonathan Kaufman

Ghana  
Advocates for Community Alternatives
Joined July 2016
Interests: Environmental Justice, Land & Natural Resources, Traditional / Customary Justice
I'm the Executive Director of Advocates for Community Alternatives, a new organization based in West Africa that supports communities to seek sustainable alternatives to extractives-led development and builds networks of expert resources - lawyers, scientists, and others - to serve in the public interest.

Kemo Morray Bangalie

Sierra Leone  
Advocates for Community Alternatives (Unverified)
Joined May 2017
Interests: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Governance
i am a sierra leonean and worker of namati position office assistant

Taiana de Castro Sobrinho

Brazil  
Advocates for Community Alternatives (Unverified)
Joined July 2018
Interests: Citizenship, Gender-based violence, Women's Rights
Graduada em Direito pela Faculdade Nacional de Direito da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (2010). Mestre em Direito pela Faculdade Nacional de Direito da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (2015-2017). Pesquisadora da Rede Observatório das Metrópoles e do Laboratório de Estudos das Transformações do Direito Urbanístico Brasileiro, ambos vinculados à Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Membro do Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Urbanístico (IBDU). Tem experiência na área do Direito, com ênfase em Direitos Humanos, Direito à Cidade, Direito Urbanístico e Direito Penal, com pesquisas desenvolvidas nos seguintes temas: direito à moradia, planejamento urbano e regional, política urbana, direitos humanos, política de drogas e criminologia crítica. Atualmente se dedica à pesquisa voltada ao direito à moradia, com foco em conflitos fundiários, especialmente remoções em favelas, envolvendo o planejamento urbano e o direito à cidade
Jonathan Kaufman is the network champion (main point of contact) for Advocates for Community Alternatives.

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