Organising in the times of Covid19: Nnimmo Bassey on Nigeria

TODAY April 2 at 1pm (GMT+1) Nnimmo Bassey is a Nigerian architect, environmentalist activist, author and poet, who chaired Friends of the Earth International from 2008 through 2012 and was Executive Director of Environmental Rights Action for two decades. In 2010, Nnimmo Bassey was named a Laureate of the Right Livelihood Award, and in 2012 he was awarded the Rafto Prize. He is Director of the Health of Mother Earth Foundation, an environmental think tank and advocacy organization.

An amazing interview — “what is needed is building community not creating distance”

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Abdulai Darimani
Abdulai Darimani
April 2, 2020

True! I have questioned the true meaning of “social distancing” when indeed what we actually meant is physical distancing. For instance, my physical absence from my village does not in anyway decouple me from social interaction with my people. In this era of the proliferation of social media who should be talking about “social distancing” when we really meant physical distancing

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