In 2022, representatives of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities from more than 40 African nations made the Kigali Declaration "We Are Nature."Read More →
This page identifies ecological jurisprudence initiatives that exist in the African continent.
In December 2020 the Buliisa District Council of Uganda passed a law recognizing the customary laws of the Bagungu People and sacred natural sites (Mpuluma)Read More →
The Benin Sacred Forest Law passed in 2012 recognizing sacred forests where gods, spirits and ancestors reside, and communities that protect and govern them.Read More →
The Gaia Foundation and the African Biodiversity Network made a resolution recognizing sacred sites, territories and their customary governance systems in 2017.Read More →
In 2019, the Buliisa District Council in Uganda recognized customary laws of Bagungu indigenous communities through a resolution.Read More →
In 2019, Uganda enacted the National Environmental Act of 2019, recognizing rights of nature and invoking ecological jurisprudence values.Read More →