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Can learning networks move us to a greener sustainable future?

21 jul 11

Can learning networks move us to a greener sustainable future?

The global challenge of climate change calls for innovation in the way we live, the way we do business and in the way we solve tough challenges both environmentally and socially.

In the last few months there has been a growing awareness of this in a number of sectors, with more conversations on how we engage with each other to create an environment where ideas can become innovation. One of these, forms part of the South African government’s...

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Working with gender in HIV/AIDS prevention

30 okt 10

Door: Andrea van der Merwe | Categorie: Projecten
Working with gender in HIV/AIDS prevention

We have recently completed a very interesting and inspiring project with Stop Aids Now! The purpose of the project was to create a facilitator's toolkit that can be used by communities in Sub-Saharan Africa in their work to empower woman and girls. HIV rates are often higher among women and girls, and women and girls living with HIV tend to bear a heavier burden. This increased vulnerability is largely due to gender-based discrimination. To be effective, HIV prevention, care and support must contribute to transforming gender based attitudes, behaviours, and norms. The toolkit takes the participant on a journey using an appreciative frame. The project worked closely with community organisations to co-create a product that is strengthening to the community, and take into account local practices.

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Learning to do Social and Ecological Restoration in the Baviaanskloof Mega-Reserve in South Africa

17 nov 09

Learning to do Social and Ecological Restoration in the Baviaanskloof Mega-Reserve in South Africa

In a remote wilderness area in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, a very interesting initiative is taking place. A group of diverse stakeholders are working together to restore this area to what is termed a ‘living landscape’*. A ‘living landscape’ has a variety of healthy eco-systems and land-uses and is home to ecological, agricultural and social systems which are managed so that they function sustainably. This ensures that natural and cultural resources are available for future generations.