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Gebremichael Gidey Berhe or ‘Abo Hawi – the father of fire’ wants to turn Abreha we Atsbeha into the Amazon rainforest. Given that Abreha Atsbeha is in the drought-prone highlands of Northern Ethiopia, where, not too long it was considered too dry to live, this is an ambitious goal. But he isn’t called Abo Hawi for nothing! The highly energetic and motivated village leader has worked alongside the villagers to construct bench terraces high up on the mountain slopes on which they planted crops, trees and grass to stabilise the soil, they dug percolation trenches and wells, and agreed to restrict grazing to certain areas. As a result, they were able to control the water flow, have ear-round access to water and dramatically change the landscape of this historical village in a time where climate change is wreaking havoc across the continent. Collaboration with local researchers at Mekelle University helped to show these achievements to the rest of the world. Visitors now come from all over the country and the world to see what has been accomplished in Abreha Atsbeha. Abo Hawi travels around the world to speak about his experiences, and he recently received the prestigious Equator Prize on behalf of the villagers.
Researchers at Kenyan universities were faced with a problem: the weather forecasts that they were providing weren’t being taken seriously. Faced with climate change and climatic extremes, farmers were losing crops and finding it increasingly difficult to predict the weather. The researchers hoped their forecasts would help people adapt to climate extremes, but the people did not trust the scientific forecasts and listened only to traditional rainmakers. So they began to use rainmakers in the village of Nganyi, Western Kenya, as communication agents in an attempt to convince people to listen to their forecasts. But then they started to notice striking similarities between their predictions and those of the rainmakers. Were they really forecasters? Were they really meteorologists? And can they make it rain? This is the story of how new research is bringing ancient and modern ways of knowing together to build climate resilience in Africa.
Highlights Black Individual living in the UK, and has accomplished a lot, but faced challenges of racial discrimination from time to time, be it in the past or current society.
Black and Brown |The Documentary is a solid look at Police Brutality and injustice for communities of Color. Far too long we have been criminalized and betrayed by a system and government that refuses to give Black families their equal justice and opportunity. American in order to fix a problem , You have to realize their is one!! #black&brownthedocumentary. Created and Produced by James Billings for King of Content Productions. #black&brown .
Voodoo Day is a public holiday and it is more than a belief system, it is a complete way of life, including culture, philosophy, language, art, dance, music and medicine. The gods are so close here that you don’t even need a priest to act as a middleman between you and them. You simply speak directly with the spirits who will pass on your messages and requests. It’s said that anything you ask for will come true within a year.
Chess is a game that create hope for Nigerian children in the slum despite the hunger and the environment. Children are raised on how to to play this game to become champions.
2020-10-01 – 2020-10-01

The Sacred Woods

Newest Episode: The Sacred Woods
Many African villages in Ivory Coast are witnessing change over time, yet, “Latt”, the spiritual master of the Boubouri village continues to adhere to teaching the customs and traditions of “the Celebration of the Generations.” His attempt to preserve his ancestors’ legacy takes place at a time when the youth of the village show indifference to these cultural practices. The spiritual master’s struggle to maintain the ancestral tradition is put forward in the film as he faces a number of difficulties when passing the ceremonial habits of “the Celebration of the Generations.” It is through his son and many young people that the master works at preserving the identity and customs of the Adjoukrou people and the Boubouri village in spite of the new generation’s disregard of the tradition and the cultural heritage it bears.
African slum makoko,Nicknamed by some as the “Venice of Africa,” the floating village of Makoko in Lagos, Nigeria, is inhabited by people who not only live on water but also engaged in all activities done by man.
Lavichè takes the problems afflicting Haitians in Haiti and juxtaposes them with the multitudes of Haitians detained in Florida immigration jails, thus linking the struggles of all Haitians and showing the role the U.S. government plays in aggravating their circumstances.
This documentary is an investigation into the death of Richard, a social worker from cite soleil, port-au-prince who suffered a traumatic experience and was found dead at the pscychiatric hospital.
2014 – 2014

Culture Clash

Newest Episode: Culture Clash
The emphasis of Culture Clash features how well young people meld into their new American identity and what contributions Caribbean American make to American society. Second-generation children often come into conflict with their immigrant parents because they adopt more of American culture and break away from the tradition of their parents.
Akara Lagos is the story of a single, struggling mother of six, who against all odds was still able to survive in Lagos, Nigeria.
This documentary seeks to find out if the cause of death is a result of poor hygiene or awareness.