good practices

  • Climate Change Adaptation

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    Kakadu National Park is managed by a board established in 1989, shared between Parks Australia and an Aboriginal majority representing the traditional owners. The management plan was developed through multi-stakeholder consultations to bring traditional expertise and indigenous knowledge into the adaptation strategy.

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  • Agriculture

    Entertaining and Educating: MDTFF applied for license and got the sanction in 2011 with 90.4 MHz as its frequency

    Vayalaga Vanoli is a community radio run by a federation of 4'500 farmers in Madurai District fo India. The radio staff collect ideas, suggestions and requests directly from farmers in the field and broadcast daily programmes on agriculture, animal husbandry, health, women and education.

     

     

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  • Gender Equality

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     Radio Sangham was the first station in Asia to be completely owned, managed and operated by women from marginalized rural communities. It provides a platform for Dalit and other low cast women to voice the perspectives and needs of vulnerable communities.

     

     

     

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  • Disaster Risk Reduction / Management

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    From an emergency radio network established weeks after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the Aceh Nias Reconstruction Radio Network (ARRNet) in Indonesia has grown to include 46 community radio stations in Aceh and North Sumatra committed to community-based rehabilitation and reconstruction

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  • Natural Resources Management

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    "Raising Community Concerns to a National Audience in Pakistan" was a joint effort of Panos, civil society organizations and local and national media together with the people of the Manchar Lake. Affected by pollution from a government-led land draining project, the local fishing and farming communities succeded to bring the community's concern about their environment, livelihood and health to the national agenda.

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  • Agriculture

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    FAO pilot projects on Conservation Agriculture (CA) in China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea applied CA principles - minimal soil disturbance, permanent soil cover and crop rotations - in eastern Asian diversified cropping systems for both upland crops and lowland rice areas. This proved the validity of CA under different agro-ecological conditions as a way to combine profitable agricultural production with environmental concerns.

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