World Rainforest Movement

Maputo Declaration of African Civil Society on Climate Justice






Climate justice advocates and community and movements’ representatives met in Maputo, Mozambique from 21-23 April 2015 to reflect on the roots, manifestations and impacts of climate change on Africa and on the responses needed in the face of the crises. The conference agreed, among others, to reject false solutions to the climate crisis, like Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD), industrial tree plantations, genetic engineering, agrofuels and geoengineering,

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The meeting also prepared a “Reader” that includes various articles reflecting on the green economy, UN climate negotiations, agribusiness and fossil fuels in relation to climate change, among others. Read the “Reader” here: