Somali Environmental Defenders SEDs

SEDs is non-for-profit NGO that represents environmental defenders

in Somalia and protects their rights.


SEDs  strives to improve the collective rights of people

and protect the sacred relationships that indigenous peoples

and local communities have with nature.

Under the guidance of the values, knowledge and

self-determination of the communities whom need solidarity.

Through legal empowerment, research, policy influencing and litigation,

and as part of coalitions and campaigns, we standby communities

to know their legal rights and shape the law.

Vision: Affirming and Securing Rights to Lands & Defenders