Community-Driven Development Methods for South Sudan: Key Findings and Recommendations.

Executive Summary The USAID Promoting Resilience through Ongoing Participatory Engagement and Learning (PROPEL) program was designed to foster social cohesion and resilience in targeted communities in Jonglei, Lakes, and Eastern and Central Equatoria states in South Sudan. PROPEL provided material improvements in the lives of community members and at the same time strengthened the communities’ … Continue reading Community-Driven Development Methods for South Sudan: Key Findings and Recommendations.

Kenya Works With Communities On Genetic Resources And Traditional Knowledge Protection

NAIROBI, Kenya — Excessive degradation and over-exploitation of plant biodiversity in Kenya has led to depletion of some species and narrowed their genetic base. Apart from the conservation challenge, utilisation and sharing of benefits from plant genetic resources and traditional and associated knowledge among communities has also remained opaque despite constitutional guarantees. The Kenya Industrial … Continue reading Kenya Works With Communities On Genetic Resources And Traditional Knowledge Protection

Indigenous community wins case against Kenyan government

A community of hunters and gatherers in Kenya has won a historic case against the Kenyan government, with the African Court on Human and People’s Rights ruling that their rights had been violated. In a ruling delivered last week in Arusha, Tanzania, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights said the Kenyan government had … Continue reading Indigenous community wins case against Kenyan government

Video: Sustainable Development – Hearing the African Voices

A 10 minute video that explores: the inequality and lack of access to wealth, resources and power for ordinary African communities the importance of education on living sustainably and in harmony with the environment building alternative societies based on solidarity and cooperation using alternative measurements for growth and drawing on indigenous knowledge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlnG6Ikm26I