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John (Yokaana) Senyonga | by Friends of the Earth International
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John (Yokaana) Senyonga



John (Yokaana) Senyonga, 87, lives in Kasenyi. His land is his life and without it he has no means of feeding himself. For years he has been farming his land, producing an income and bringing up his family of eight children.


The land, farmed by the people of the village has now been taken away from many of them by the local land committee. They've been informed that it now belongs to the palm plantation.




John (Yokaana) Senyonga, tiene 87 años. Su tierra es su vida. Sin ella no tiene medios para alimentarse. Durante años ha cultivado su tierra, genera un ingreso y cría a sus ocho hijos.


El comité local de tierra les quitó la tierra, cultivada por la gente del pueblo. Les informaron que ahora pertenece a la plantación de palma.


Credit: FoEI / ATI - Jason Taylor




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Taken on October 6, 2011