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The Green Planet Monitor

Communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America are achieving development goals using local knowledge, skills and energy. This half-hour magazine program features original documentaries, news reports and music from around the world.

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Dec 26, 2005

Partners in Action, Episode 11: Meadow Lake - Miskito Coast

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Canadian aboriginal people have struggled to achieve economic prosperity. Now, some of Canada’s most successful First Nations are offering assistance to indigenous communities in the developing world
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Dec 19, 2005

Partners in Action, Episode 10: Beny Mwenda

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The government of Canada has pledged increased support for Africa, with poverty reduction and HIV-AIDS on top of its agenda. Across Canada, individual communities are pitching in themselves, striking
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Dec 12, 2005

Partners in Action, Episode 9: UCOTA Community Tourism

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Tourism is big business. For those with big bucks to burn, there’s hardly a place that can’t be explored. High-end tourists in Africa trek by day in game parks, eat well at night and sleep in the mos
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Dec 5, 2005

Partners in Action, Episode 8: St. Jude Centre, Uganda

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All around the world, in increasing numbers, farmers are adopting organic and sustainable agriculture, and permaculture -- where you try to mimic patterns and relationships found in nature. One of the
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Nov 28, 2005

Partners in Action, Episode 7: Kataii Cooperative

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A housing cooperative is owned and managed by the people who live there. Here in Canada, cooperative housing is practical, not essential. On the other hand, in the developing world, people rely on th
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Nov 14, 2005

Partners in Action, Episode 5: Tecumseh-Tsumeb

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Most of the world’s population lives in cities and towns. As urban centres grow, so do the challenges of sustaining health, livelihoods and the natural environment. In recent years, communities in Can
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Oct 31, 2005

Partners in Action, Episode 3: The Minnedosa Cafe

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Sometimes, personal relationships provide a catalyst for the development of communities-at-large. Asteria Wajima is Tanzanian. She lived for two years in Brandon, Manitoba, studying rural developmen
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Oct 24, 2005

Partners in Action, Episode 2: Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast

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North-South … That imaginary Great Divide between rich and poor in this world. In Nicaragua, Central America's largest nation, the great development divide separates wealthy Pacific Coast communities
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Oct 17, 2005

Partners in Action, Episode 1: Akwana-Sandy Hill

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If the developed nations of the world are to make good on their promises of aid to Africa, they’ll have to focus their attention on Africa’s major cities. Nairobi, the capital of the east African nat

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