A Message to Shareholders Willing to Finance Oil Exploitation in Virunga – DRC

MSF-Photo: Colin Delfosse – A resident of Rubaya camp in Masisi, North Kivu, looks out over the makeshift tents. ¬†When investing in Oil be aware that you are also contributing: 1. To finance massacres, conflicts and inter-ethnic wars, low intensity warfare originated in the oil exploitation; 2. To expel populations from oil areas (from families… Read More

Oil Boom = Lower Capita Income, Dislocations, Higher Environmental and Health Hazards, Higher Levels of Conflict…and Virunga?

Oil Boom = Lower Capita Income, Dislocations, Higher Environmental and Health Hazards, Increased Levels of conflict… Local Inflation, Increased Migration, Chronic Underemployment, food shortages, increased prostitution, AIDS, and crime… and what about Virunga’s Communities and Natural Wealth? READ HERE ABOUT THE SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS AT THE REGIONAL AND LOCAL LEVEL – Extract from CDDRL… Read More