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Women lives and Livelihoods are severely affected during environmental disasters such as crude...

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The Human Rights Theatre Outreach: a utensil for change and community...

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The Niger Delta is one of the most populated natural ecosystems in the world with a land area of...

Using Participatory Methods and ICT to clean up the Niger Delta

In October 2017, The Media Awareness and Justice Initiaitve, Partnered with Sustainability International to commence the pilot phase of testing its innovative method to clean up the Polluted creeks in some select communities of the Niger Delta. Results from this pilot clean up will provide the needed platform to expand the proposed initaitve in a participatory and holistic way.

Oil in our Creeks

Women lives and Livelihoods are severely affected during environmental disasters such as crude oil spills and environmental pollution. In May 2017, The Media Awareness and Justice Project Partnered with Aljazeera News, Sustainability International and Ventures Africa to develop a virtual reality film in the Niger Delta on key impacts of the August 2008 crude oil spills  and artisanal refining on the biodiversity, lives and livelihood of people living in Bodo community, Gokona Local Government Area, Rivers State.

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Independent Media advocacy Project (ICMAP)

Participatory Media is key tool from which communities can start the development of independently owned media content aimed at promoting an increase in community voices and non violent advocacy across multiple societal layers. The Media Awareness and Justice Initiative (Media for justice Project) carried out the training for citizen journalists pulled from urban and rural communities across Rivers and Bayelsa states. The citizen journalists where trained on audiovisual content gathering, documentation, post production editing and dissemination.

Human Rights Theatre Outreach

The Human Rights Theatre Outreach: a utensil for change and community sensitization in Rivers State,aims at using theatre performances such as theatre art presentations, drama features and screening of human and environmental rights documentaries to strengthen and promote community perspective and stakeholder interactions on the impact of pollution on the environment and the lives of the people of the Niger Delta in Rivers State, Nigeria

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Environmental Pollution - A focus on Ogoni Land

The Niger Delta is one of the most populated natural ecosystems in the world with a land area of 7,386 kilometers. It contains the most extensive mangrove ecosystems in Africa, which covers over 22% of the total forest spread with about 20 million people living along its long coastlines. The mangrove forests in the Niger Delta provide a last line of defense for littoral communities, providing numerous goods and ecosystem services to contiguous populations.

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