Participatory 3D modelling in Madagascar: a major first

Posted: Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Written by Christian Andrianarison Sitraka and Sarobidy Hasimbola Razanajatovo Tsilavo Located 35 km from the capital Antananarivo, Avaratrambolo water catchment, which has three fokontany (a traditional Madagascan village or a group of villages): Avaratrambolo, Ampahitrizina and Ambohitrakely, is in the rural commune of Ambohitrolomahitsy. It covers an area of more than 13 km². The agro-climatic ...

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Participatory data

Posted: Thursday, 12 March 2015

Participatory 3D modelling is a community-based tool that builds on local and indigenous knowledge for a variety of purposes, such as land use planning, watershed management, disaster prevention, communication and advocacy.   ...

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CTA-funded 3D map helping tribe document and articulate their traditional knowledge

Posted: Friday, 10 October 2014

Saramaccans settled along the Upper Suriname River have expressed the hope that a form of Geographical Information Systems introduced by Tropenbos International and CTA will ensure they will better cope with the trauma provoked by their relocation from their traditional lands five decades ago, the effects of which are still being experienced. Saramaccan chief Godfried Adjako was sharing their expe ...

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