How to make a Participatory Video: 10 key steps

This video was shot during the making of a participatory video in Telecho village, Ethiopia. It is meant to show in 10 easy steps the process used during this participatory video training. We trained 14 youth age 14- 16 that have no access to electricity and TV to hold a camera, speak on a microphone and do interviews, making their own film.

Participatory Video produced in the framework of the project: "Promotion of Collaborative Spatial Information Management and Communication in East and Southern Africa"

The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index

The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI), a groundbreaking tool to measure the empowerment, agency and inclusion of women in the agriculture sector, has celebrated its second anniversary. The WEAI measures the empowerment, agency, and inclusion of women in the agriculture sector in an effort to identify ways to overcome those obstacles and constraints.

3ie/IFPRI: Empowering Adolescent Girls: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Uganda

The following videos are part of the 3ie/IFPRI Seminar Series on Impact Evaluation. The topic of empowering adolescent girls was presented by Markus Goldstein of The World Bank (video 1), discussed by Clara Delavallade, IFPRI (video 2), and followed by a Q&A session (video 3).

TEDx talk "This is not a video camera"

In this TEDx Talk about participatory video, Chris Lunch of InsightShare asks us to re-look at what we think we know about the technology and potential behind video cameras. He shows how handing over a video camera to a community and letting the subjects of a film become the directors, turns a video camera into a people magnet and a true champion for change.


Using digital video for project monitoring and evaluation in Laos

In 2005, Rana Ghose gave a training in Laos on how to use digital video for monitoring and evaluation purposes. This video documents the training workshop through the words of those trained.

Using digital video for project monitoring and evaluation in Sri Lanka

In 2004, six staff members of the Regional Economic Advancement Project in Sri Lanka received a video training for monitoring and evaluation purposes. The video illustrates the process and how those trained envision using the medium.

Sharing knowledge and building capacity with digital video

These two videos document two trainings, given by Rana Ghose to people working with Jeevika SEWA, India. The trainings focussed on how to shoot, edit and share videos for their own information dissemination purposes. The woman working with SEWA, both project staff and villagers, share their experiences about the training and the added value of digital video for their work.

Community Based Poverty Monitoring in the Philippines

The process of implementing policies and programs is hindered when an accurate depiction of the most pressing needs is not available. Community Based Poverty Monitoring Systems (CBMS) presents a solution to this by generating data at the local level, to better inform policy makers in their decision making. These videos illustrate the added value and process.

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