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January 11, 2017

Changing Media Landscapes in Transitional Countries - Handbook on Mapping Media Landscapes

"Media landscapes in countries undergoing transition often change radically and just as often there is no solid knowledge about these changes. This means that the different stakeholders in the media...

January 4, 2017

Eyes and Ears on the Ground: Monitoring Aid in Insecure Environments

"Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is critical for understanding the performance of aid, ensuring accountability to affected populations and donors, and allowing effective continuation of...

January 4, 2017

Technologies for Monitoring in Insecure Environments

"In some of the most insecure humanitarian contexts, monitoring aid programmes is particularly important to humanitarian organisations. Did assistance get to the right people? Have aid trucks safely...

January 4, 2017

Listening to Communities in Insecure Environments

"In insecure environments, where humanitarian staff have limited opportunities for face-to-face interactions with communities, achieving accountability to affected populations is more complex and...

December 7, 2016

Gaza Strip: communication saves lives

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Mohammed Abu Asaker Humanitarian Liaison, Palestinian Territories, on November 25 2016 - Mohammed Abu Asaker’s neighborhood in the Gaza Strip was...

December 7, 2016

Design Research for Media Development: A Guide for Practitioners

"Design research is useful whether you are designing an iPhone in Palo Alto or a media development program in Pakistan. But for projects like the latter - whose designers often come from vastly...

November 29, 2016

Citizen Engagement in Peacebuilding: A Communication for Development Approach to Rebuilding Peace from the Bottom-Up

"Through participatory communication and a tailored use of the media and technology, C4D can create new platforms and channels for citizens to be agents in the national reconstruction." This article...

November 16, 2016

What are the challenges facing young people in East Africa?

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action Insight blog by Alasdair Stuart on November 3 2016 - Alasdair Stuart shares the challenges faced by young people in Tanzania, Somalia and Kenya and outlines...

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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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