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Data Journalism Awards 2017

Started in 2012, the Data Journalism Awards (DJA) seek to highlight, and reward, outstanding work in data journalism worldwide. The competition seeks to celebrate examples of data-driven...

December 14, 2016

Embracing Web 2.0 and Social Media: A Life-Changing Pathway for Agricultural Development Actors

“Web 2.0 and social media have become part of everyday life for most people in the developed world. But they represent a life-changing encounter for many in developing countries.” Michael Hailu, CTA...

December 13, 2016

A Passion for Video - 25 Stories About Making, Translating, Sharing and Using Videos on Farmer Innovation

This publication shares stories about the production and distribution of farmer-to-farmer videos. These are videos that have been produced for farmers to inform them about the agricultural practices...

December 12, 2016

The Soul Beat 265 - Communication and Media News and Issues

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December 12, 2016

Impact of FAO-Dimitra Clubs: Empowering Rural People - Video Series

This video series about Dimitra Clubs was produced to highlight the strengths and uniqueness of this gender-sensitive participatory communication approach. The approach has been developed by the Food...

December 12, 2016

Dimitra Clubs: A Unique Approach

“Over 1300 Dimitra Clubs exist in sub-Saharan Africa today, involving about 30.000 women and men”.

December 9, 2016

Media Guide for Responsible Reporting on Mental Health

This guide is designed to empower the media in South Africa to help dispel the many negative beliefs that surround mental health.  As stated in the guide: “Stigma and discrimination against...

December 8, 2016

UNESCO Series on Internet Freedom

This series of publications on internet freedom seeks to explore the changing legal and policy issues related to the internet. Specifically, the series intends to "capture the complex dynamics of...

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Entrevista con Simeón, Herzon y Natividad Pérez

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En esta entrevista Simeón, Herzon y Natividad Pérez , habitantes del Pato y el Guayabero en la reserva de La Macarena, narran cómo han sido desplazados y acosados varias veces. Es un ejemplo de la violencia que han sufrido los campesinos de la zona, que los ha obligado a desplazarse y colonizar nuevas tierras.

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Entrevista con Manuel Cano

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En esta entrevista Manuel Cano, cultivador de marihuana y tabaco, coexiste de arroz y explotador de maderas finas que se vendían en los depósitos de Bogotá, cuenta cómo se iniciaron los aserríos de cedro rosado o cedro Caquetá y a caza de tigres en la reserva ecológica de La Macarena.

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Entrevista con Jesús (Chucho) Montoya

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En esta entrevista Chucho Montoya, cultivador de coca y colono asentado en el bajo Caguán, narra cómo y por qué llegó a la reserva de La Macarena y cuál fue el origen de las FARC, la guerrilla más poderosa de Colombia.

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Entrevista con Vicente Falla y Gerardo Cubillos

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Estos campesinos, afincados en la reserva de La Macarena en Colombia, una de las reservas biológicas más importantes de América, cuentan cómo llegaron a invadir estas tierras hace 20 o 25 años y cómo - como ellos mismos dicen - unidos y sin distingo de colores políticos, abrieron vías de penetración, construyeron puentes, escuelas y otras obras en una reserva natural. Y ahora luchan por un realinderamiento de la reserva para legalizar sus tierras.

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Entrevista con Alfonso Cano

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Los primeros intentos de diálogo entre la guerrilla de las FARC y el gobierno colombiano, se llevan a cabo durante el gobierno del presidente Belisario Betancour, en la población de La Uribe, la sede principal del secretariado de las Farc, máxima autoridad del grupo guerrillero.

Posteriormente, la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente, que formuló la actual constitución política de Colombia en 1991, le dio un nuevo impulso a las conversaciones de paz, esta vez entre el recién elegido presidente César Gaviria y los grupos que conformaban la Coordinadora Guerrillera Simón Bolívar (CGSB).

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Entrevista con Antonio Navarro Wolff

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En esta entrevista, Antonio Navarro Wolf habla sobre los disensos y consensos del desmovilizado grupo guerrillero M19, con otras guerrillas colombianas pertenecientes a la Coordinadora Guerrillera Simón Bolívar (un proyecto de unidad de los distintos grupos subversivos que actúan en Colombia) y específicamente, con las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC, previa la realización de la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente que dio como resultado “la legitimación del cambio político más importante del siglo XX: la Constitución de 1991.

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Child Marriage Interactive Map

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January 1, 2011
Child Marriage Interactive Map

The Ford Foundation along with the Girls Not Brides campaign released a child marriage interactive map, examining 30 countries with high rates of child marriage. The website shows statistics by marriage age, legal age of marriage, secondary education, maternal morality rates, and early childbearing.

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Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) website, September 18 2012, and emails from Hallie Easley to The Communication Initiative on September 19  and 26 2012.

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