Remote working in participatory video – the UN Women experience

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The Covid-19 crisis forced many people to stay at home and work remotely. In this post, we ask what are the pros and cons of remote working in participatory video projects where face-to-face communication is extremely important? Is it still possible to involve and train groups coming from disadvantaged backgrounds remotely? What strategies and methodologies can be put in place to make sure that the participatory process is still inclusive?

Pilot training in traditional knowledge integration for local stakeholders in Guyana

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Aimed at representatives of governmental organizations, civil society groups/NGOs and Indigenous leaders, the course “Traditional knowledge integration for conservation and development” aims to build capacity of stakeholders, not only to be more knowledgeable of traditional knowledge, but also to better use traditional knowledge within their work.

Hearing from community researchers – testimonials from the Darwin Traditional Knowledge project

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Peer researchers are recognised members of, and have kinship, ties, and alliances, with the Indigenous communities with whom research is taking place. They play a vital role in ensuring that the information collected is representative, respectful of different views and opinions, and that the research process is community owned. Here we hear from a few of them working in Guyana.