Participatory video empowering Indigenous youth

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Celebrating the United Nations International Youth Day

Read our article in the latest Darwin Initiative Newsletter which features how our on-going project activities are seeking to empower youth in Indigenous communities.

The article shows how the project is engaging young people through participatory video to explore how traditional knowledge contributes to conservation and the relationship between Indigenous communities and protected areas. It highlights the benefits of participatory video in providing skills and confidence to young people to research their own communities.

Download the article here (p.11)

http://www.darwininitiative.org.uk/assets/uploads/2018/08/Darwin-Newsletter-August-2018-International-Youth-Day-FINAL.pdf

Jay Mistry
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Professor of Geography - Royal Holloway University of London

Jay has more than 22 years’ experience in teaching, researching and building capacity for natural resource management with local communities. Her particular interests include supporting local livelihoods and biodiversity conservation, local environmental governance, action research using participatory video and capacity building for natural resource management.