Local action for global impact - community-based biodiversity conservation films

Kenya, Tanzania
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Ref: 16-006

Status: Completed

Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Project Partners:
Nature Kenya, National Museums of Kenya - NMK, WCS - Tanzania, TANEDU - Tanzanian Education and Information Services Trust, RAE - Rehabilitation of Arid Environments, ACC - African Conservation Centre, University of Nairobi, Arid Lands Information Network
Start Date:
End Date:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Threats To Biodiversity:
Environmental degradation, Pollution, Over exploitation
Broad Approches:
Ecosystem conservation, Sustainable use
Specific Tools:
Research training, Training, Cepa, Participatory
Kenya, Tanzania
Project Summary:
To make 300+ short (5-25 minute) films that link biodiversity conservation to sustainable livelihoods of local communities on issues which are also embedded in the national curricula, in digital laboratories in two pilot countries; to disseminate these films through a regional network of existing Education Centres in each country; to evaluate the effectiveness of these films at primary/secondary school, college/university & wider community and to share the best practices globally.
Project Outputs:
1) 2 digital film laboratories operational. 2) Film series produced to cover at least 16 biodiversity issues/areas in each country. 3) 6 trained film-making staff active. 4) 15+ Regional Education Centres established with capacity for film showing and outreach. 5) 16 curriculum support packages created. 6) 25-30 conservation education officers trained in use of digital technology. 6) Effectiveness of films for biodiversity conservation quantified 7) 36-48 young conservationists trained in conservation film-making & biodiversity 8) Manual of best practices produced

Title: 16-006 St2 App edited
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Title: 16-006 HY1
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Title: 16-006 AR1 - edited
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Title: 16-006 HY2
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Title: 16-006 AR2 - edited
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Title: 16-006 AR3 - edited
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Title: 16-006 FR - edited
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Title: 16-006 Pre-project report
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Title: 16-006 Evaluation of the ministers meeting
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Title: 16-006 HY1 Ann2 CBCFPromotionalLeaflet010_09
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Title: 16-006 Developments magazine article
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