Report of an FPP project which supported 20 Bagyéli communities to secure recognition for their land rights as part of their ongoing struggle to secure proper compensation for the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline on their lands
Although the World Bank has produced its Project Implementation Completion Report (ICR) signaling the end of its role in the project, this investigation by three NGOs identifies too many outstanding environmental, livelihood and compensation problems for the World Bank to turn its back on.
Report on the Bagyeli communities living along the pipeline route - Southern Cameroon(as presented at the International Workshop on Indigenous Peoples, the Extractive Industries and the World Bank, April 2003)
The evidence draws on detailed studies by Forest Peoples Programme which reveal a systematic failure of the effectiveness of World Bank projects and policies to protect the rights and improve the livelihoods of forest peoples.
This report reviews the activities and main findings generated during a participative consultation by the Forest Peoples Project (FPP) with members of Bagyeli 'Pygmy' communities in south-west Cameroon affected by the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline project.