Help Stop Slash and Burn Farming in the Congo

 
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Land Crisis

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of LAND CRISIS SHORTAGE OF LAND IS a major challenge in the village of Wang' Chieng'. This has led to shortages in food supply and general deficiencies in the basic needs of the inhabitants in the area and people have been forced to occupy land that belonged to the government. Later, the government beganm to destroy any structure built on the land including farms claiming that there was a need to build polytechnic on that land. Quite a number of people were left homeless with no place to go to. However since the destruction, there has nothing to appreciate fro about the youth polytechnic, after eight years of waiting, how will we get out of abject poverty?. Read more.
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John Lukas

Jacksonville, Florida United States

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