In this article Nick Lunch (InsightShare Co-Founder & Co-Director) describes how the Biocultural Portal (currently working under the project name 'Conversations with the Earth), functions as a web based resource for Indigenous Peoples and other stewards of biocultural diversity to share participatory video promoting local solutions to preserve the worlds biocultural diversity. He argues how the project - as a process at grassroots level - challenges power inequality but is simultaneously empowering for government officials, UN officers, civil servants, donors, NGOs, activists and communities alike.
One dozen of the most dynamic young leaders (ages 16-32) from community- and sport-based organizations throughout Africa gathered at the 2007 Next Step conference in Namibia and learned to use multimedia tools to represent experiences of the conference's youth delegation.
This film was shot and directed by the members of Namibia's Special Olympics Team. Made up of individuals with mental disabilities who are all taking part in China's Special Olympics taking place in October 2007.
In this video three' Sport for a Better World' changemakers speak about what motivates them: Trevor Dudley, Director - The Kids League, Uganda; Felicite Rwemalika executive director - Association of Kigali Women in Sports, Rwanda; Heather Cameron, Executive Director – Boxgirls International, Berlin.