Capacity development in evaluation & communication to maximize impact

The Centre for Research on Educational and Community Services (CRECS) with uOttawa has developed and tested a capacity development approach that provides research partners with support in utilization-focused evaluation and research communication. Watch this short video for more information on it.

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"

Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries?

The Brussels Development Briefing n.40 on the subject of “Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries?” was held in Brussels on 18th February 2015 at the ACP Secretariat.

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 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.

Digital video as a means for sharing experiences

This video documents a training workshop, given by Rana Ghose in India to build capacity to enable participants to shoot, edit and share their own videos. Participants explain how digital videos can be used as a tool for documentation efforts.

PREVAL Training Workshop for Facilitators in M&E, Peru

PREVAL is an IFAD funded programme which aims to build national and local capacity to put in place results-based, participatory M&E systems. It promotes innovative, image based PME approaches. This video reports on a PREVAL´s training workshop for facilitators in monitoring and evaluation, held in July 2008, Peru.