Colectivo Oaxaqueno en Defensa del Territorio (CODT)





Colectivo Oaxaqueno en Defensa del Territorio (CODT)

CODT was founded in 2009 by six Oaxacan organizations as a space for NGOs and community-based organizations in the state to work together to defend and promote communities' rights to their territories. CODT's approach to defending natural resource rights integrates community organizing at the grassroots level, legal defense, public education, and research.


Defending Territorial and Resource Rights in Oaxaca

Purpose: To demand corporate and government accountability for threats to local land and resources rights by designing advocacy campaigns and collective actions, engaging in community organizing and alliance building, and pursuing research, documentation and legal defense.

Project Grant Amount $25,000
Total Grants Received $145,815
Years Supported 5
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Migrants, Indigenous peoples, Workers