Stanley joined Natural Justice in 2020 as a Community Environmental Legal Officer under the asserting rights programmatic stream. He will be providing support to the communities of South Africa undertaking Biocultural Community Protocol processes for Access and Benefit-sharing.
Stanley is part of the National Khoi and San Council and was a key negotiator during the rooibos agreement process. As a descendant of the Khoikhoi indigenous peoples of South Africa, with academic qualifications in Management and Philosophy, and as someone well-versed and experienced in the struggles of the indigenous peoples of southern Africa, he will be contributing immensely to Natural Justice’s work on ABS.
Stanley will be publishing a book called “The Shadow of Changes: Our Story needs to be Heard” in 2020.