Saramakan’s forests: watercourses at the core of a participatory 3D modelling exercise along the upper Suriname River

Posted: Saturday, 6 September 2014

JAW JAW, SURINAME, 6 September 2014. From Atjoni, Suriname, it takes 40 minutes by motorised longboat to reach Jaw Jaw, a village sprinkled along the shores of the mighty upper Suriname River. This area is home to approximately 17,000 Afro-Surinamese people belonging to the Saramakan tribe. These people survive on shifting cultivation, fishing, hunting, harvesting of timber and non-timber forests ...

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Feedback on the P3DM experience in Boeboe, Solomon Islands, through the eyes of a woman

Posted: Sunday, 27 May 2012

25 May 2012, HONIARA - We asked Ms. Winifred Piatamama who took part in a participatory 3D modelling exercise which took place in February 2011 in Boeboe village, Choiseul Province, Solomon Islands to share with us her experience and lessons learned. Below is her account. "I’m Winifred Piatamama of Boeboe village, Choiseul Province, Solomon Islands. I’m a teacher. On behalf of the people of Boebo ...

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Tobagonians hand over the Participatory 3D model to the Tobago House of Assembly

Posted: Tuesday, 23 October 2012

12 October 2012, SCARBOROUGH - Tobagonians, today, handed over the participatory 3D model of Tobago to the Tobago House of Assembly’s (THA’s) Secretary of Agriculture, Marine Affairs, Marketing and the Environment, the Honourable Gary Melville. The hand-over ceremony, which took place at the auditorium of the Tobago Hospitality and Training Institute at Mount St. George (close ...

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