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SACA Partners Federal Government of Nigeria Agencies, the Bayelsa State Government and NAOC on Grievance Mechanism

On 13th July 2023, the Stakeholders Alliance for Corporate Accountability (SACA) organized a one-day event with the theme “Triggers of Human Rights and Community Gatekeepers Action Reflection Forum”. The program was organized to reinforce community leaders’ understanding on the hazards associated with high exposure of human and the environment to crude oil pollution; to know …

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SACA ORGANIZES FIRST CAROL AND RECEIVES AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

On the 14th of December 2023, Stakeholders Alliance for Corporate Accountability (SACA) organized a Christmas carol/get together party with her partnering organisations to celebrate effective collaboration and the successes achieved on its joint United Nations Guiding Principles’ Project. The event that held at the organisation’s operational office in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, brought together stakeholders …

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SACA Partners Federal Government of Nigeria and Bayelsa State Government to Validate Human Rights Due Diligence Tool

On Friday 26th July 2023, Stakeholders Alliance for Cooperate Accountability (SACA) organized a 1-day event to validate Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) tool in Nigeria. The HRDD tool was specifically designed for community impact assessment to help businesses identify and analyze existing and potential human rights risks in communities that may hinder or is already …

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Victims of the 2022 Flood Disaster in Nigeria Receive Support to Uphold their Rights to Sustainable Livelihoods

Stakeholders Alliance for Cooperate Accountability (SACA) commissioned and flagged off the distribution of cassava stems and plantain suckers to 1092 farmers in Bayelsa State, Nigeria.  The flag-off ceremony took place on 10th February 2023 at the Bayelsa State School-To-Land Authority, Imiringi road, Yenagoa. Thereafter, SACA distributed these items to farmers in 24 communities on 10th …

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Entrepreneurship Training for Impacted Host Community Women and Youths

SACA organized a two days entrepreneurship workshop for rural youth and women of Kalaba community in Okordia-Zarama Cluster, on the 4th and 5th of February, 2019 at Kalaba town hall. The workshop, funded by Misean Cara of Ireland, was delivered by the Bioresources Development Center (BIODEC) of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, located …

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SACA also Concludes Evaluation of the GMoU in Gbarain-Ekpetiama Cluster

SPDC’s GMoU with their host communities in Bayelsa State is encountering some challenges with some of the host communities dissatisfied with it. An agreement was reached by Shell in the UK, one of their shareholders groups in the UK, namely, the ECCR, SACA, Cordaid of The Netherlands and SDN, that SACA, SDN and SPDC would …

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SACA Concludes Evaluation of Shell’s GMoU in Okordia-Zarama Cluster

SACA has completed the evaluation of Shell’s on-going sustainable development efforts in the 9 host communities making up the Okordia-Zarama Cluster. This evaluation is a novel attempt to bring accountability to the fore of SPDC – sponsors of the Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU), and the communities of Okordia Zarama Cluster in Bayelsa State. The …

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SACA Inaugurates Three Project Management Committees in Bayelsa State, Nigeria.

SACA in partnership with Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) inaugurated three Project Management Committees to implement their joint project, titled, “Protect, Respect and Remedy – UNGP-P2R” – Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in conflict & post-conflict contexts in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.” The first Project Management Committee is Environmental Management …

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International Commission of Inquiry Investigates the Environmental Crisis in Bayelsa State

The Executive Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson, on March 27, 2019, set up an International Commission of Inquiry on Oil and the Environment in Bayelsa State, to investigate years of pollutions, insecurity and terrorism in the State, which the governor attributed to the multinational oil companies especially Agip. According to the governor, “Agip …

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