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More than half a million people sign petition to protect Brazil’s Cerrado biome

Environmental defenders and climate activists in Brazil have delivered a petition to protect the Cerrado biome – signed by more than 560,000 people – to their National Congress. ActionAid is one of 50

ActionAid demands #ClimateJusticeNow

ActionAid believes firmly in climate justice. In September 2019 we are mobilising in order to fight for climate justice for all. This page includes the resources and information we are using in

Surviving climate change – Fatou’s story

Fatou is a climate change survivor. This is the story of how Fatou and her community, with support from ActionAid, are becoming more resilient to climate change.

Surviving climate change – Goodness’ story

Goodness Johnny is a climate change survivor. This is the story of how climate change has impacted her community and how they are trying to adapt.

Surviving climate change – Elizabeth Dakurah’s story

Elizabeth Dakurah is a climate change survivor. Read the story of how her farm in Ghana is adapting to a changing climate with support from ActionAid.

Surviving climate change - Elizabeth's story

Elizabeth Ebei is a climate change survivor. Climate change in the rural region of Isiolo in central Kenya, is making farming unbearable. The rains have become erratic. Strong winds are constantly

Surviving climate change – Hilda’s story

This is the story of Hilda. Hilda lives in rural Zimbabwe and her community was devastated by Cyclone Idai. Read about how Hilda worked to rebuild her community and watch her short video.

Celebrating the power of human rights defenders

Human rights are hard won and easily lost. This is a collection of stories of those who defend human rights around the world.
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The #42for42 fire trucks protest

When activists in Zambia realised the country was buying 42 fire trucks for $42 million, and found they could be bought for a quarter of the price, they knew they had to act. This is their story.

Conservation or land grabbing? The case of Mbulia Group Ranch

Sometimes, conservation can be used as a cover for landgrabbing. This story, of the Mbulia Group Ranch in Kenya, is an example of how this can happen.