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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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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Trainees Graduate from Practical Trainings and Apprenticeships

On 20th March, 2019, SACA conveyed 8 beneficiaries of our alternative livelihood program from Kalaba community to Yenagoa and trained them on Welding/Fabrication, Cosmetics and Mobile Phone Repair. Cosmetics: 5 People out of them chose to be trained in cosmetics and they included Binaebi Keme Francies, Faith Wanemi, Godbless Ogbolosingha, Tina Alabi and Meshach Ogboma. The …

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SACA’s Campaigns against Pipeline Vandalism

On 28th February, 2018, Stakeholders Alliance for Corporate Accountability organized a Town hall sensitization/campaign against pipeline vandalism in Epie-Zarama town hall. The program started around 11:10am with about 76 participants in attendance. Some of the participants included 2 SPDC staff led by the Manager Community and Government Relations, Mr. Alaye Dokubo; 3 NAOC staff led …

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