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24 Jul 2014 description

Through its current project – Supporting Local Media to Inform Vulnerable Populations – Internews, in cooperation with Institut Panos Europe, supported monitoring of the media in the Central African Republic during a month-long period in April and May of 2014.

The monitoring was conducted by a team from the Central African self-regulatory body: Observatoire des Médias Centrafricains (OMCA – Observatory of the Central African media sector).

14 May 2012 description
report PANOS

At the end of 1990s I made my first trip to mountainous, landlocked Lesotho, to set up a Panos London project to record interviews with people who were facing resettlement from their highland communities. The construction of a huge dam the following year would take over their valley; their homes, fields, gravestones and grazing lands would eventually be submerged by its water.

29 Feb 2012 description
report PANOS

This year’s food shortage is worse than usual. Usually when the harvests fail we rely on selling fruit that we collect from wild trees. This money can help us to buy food. But the trees were bare this year, especially the shea tree. The shea butter that women make usually helps fight food shortage, but it won’t be much help this year.

Now women fetch firewood in the bush to be sold to middlemen from Bamako. You can see piles of wood in every corner of the village.

12 Aug 2011 description
report PANOS

The monsoon season has started now and finally we have made some progress in buying land for people who lost their homes in last year’s flood.

We have concentrated our efforts in Tangi district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. We have now bought land where new houses can be constructed. We have paid for it and now need a plan on how to divide it up.

26 Oct 2009 description
report PANOS


These life stories are from the Anosy region of southern Madagascar. In their own words, the indigenous people of Anosy, the Antanosy, describe their lives in the face of climate change, food insecurity and rapid development due to mining. The stories are from four communities: Petriky; Ambinanibe; St Luce and Ilafitisignana and were recorded by community members and staff from our partner, Andrew Lees Trust.

Ambinanibe

26 Oct 2009 description
report PANOS


These life stories are from the Anosy region of southern Madagascar. In their own words, the indigenous people of Anosy, the Antanosy, describe their lives in the face of climate change, food insecurity and rapid development due to mining. The stories are from four communities: Petriky; Ambinanibe; St Luce and Ilafitisignana and were recorded by community members and staff from our partner, Andrew Lees Trust.

Illafisignana

26 Oct 2009 description
report PANOS


These life stories are from the Anosy region of southern Madagascar. In their own words, the indigenous people of Anosy, the Antanosy, describe their lives in the face of climate change, food insecurity and rapid development due to mining. The stories are from four communities: Petriky; Ambinanibe; St Luce and Ilafitisignana and were recorded by community members and staff from our partner, Andrew Lees Trust.

St. Luce

26 Oct 2009 description
report PANOS


These life stories are from the Anosy region of southern Madagascar. In their own words, the indigenous people of Anosy, the Antanosy, describe their lives in the face of climate change, food insecurity and rapid development due to mining. The stories are from four communities: Petriky; Ambinanibe; St Luce and Ilafitisignana and were recorded by community members and staff from our partner, Andrew Lees Trust.

Petriky

01 May 2008 description
report PANOS

Freedom of expression is heavily curtailed in Zimbabwe under Mugabe's government. Henry Makiwa dissects the difficulties that face its journalists in delivering accurate reports.

The Zimbabwean crisis has undoubtedly been one of the longest-running news stories of the past decade.

01 Feb 2007 description
report PANOS

Hunger makes the international news during times of famine, yet chronic food shortages are a feature of everyday life for millions of people in Africa and Asia. What can be done to change this and what role can journalists play?

25 Jan 2007 description
report PANOS

By Joe Nam

In Eastern Uganda, for generations being a farmer meant growing and eating your own food. But buying and selling food is becoming more common, and it is bringing new worries. Joe Nam reports.

It is still dark in Nampologoma when the cock's crow heralds the start of a new day. In this eastern Ugandan village nearly every household is woken by this live alarm clock, setting people on the way to their farms.

24 Jan 2007 description
report PANOS

By Nathi Gule

In Swaziland, farming know-how is passed on from parent to child. But for many children whose parents die of AIDS the expertise dies with them, leaving hunger and destitution. Nathi Gule reports.

Delisile digs her fingers into the dusty soil. At four years old she is learning to separate weeds from the soil and to plant seeds.

02 Oct 2006 description
report PANOS

By Sisay Abebe

Belaynesh Adugna was just 12 years old when she fled her husband's home to fight with guerillas in the northern province of Tigray.

21 Aug 1997 description
report PANOS

By Carmen Miranda *

LUANDA (PANOS) - "The West has new ideas about democracy in Angola - whoever loses is the winner," says Dr Antonio Agante, an Angolan war veteran who has single-handedly taken on the challenge of rebuilding a railway line that used to run between the capital Luanda and Malange, a town located some 300 km to the east.

17 Dec 1996 description
report PANOS

The material that follows has been provided by Panos
By Ali A. Mazrui

New York - The crisis in eastern Zaire, and between Zaire and its neighbours, poses the greatest challenge yet to the artificial borders European imperial powers established at the turn of the century when they created the region's so-called "nation-states".