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A Land of Immense Riches - Mozambique

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Once devastated by war, Mozambique now offers positive models for bio-diversity, community conservation and eco-tourism. We meet members of the local community who are working with the conservation authorities to educate people about sustainable harvesting and many other ways of protecting the environment.
Online
1996
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Masai in the Modern World - Kenya

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This film looks at the impact of the modern world on the ancient culture of the Masai people. Traditionally the Masai herded their cattle between the plains and the well -watered mountain land. As tourism makes inroads on their already scarce land, they are trying to adapt without losing their heritage.
Online
1996
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The Survival Age -Tanzania

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Tanzania illustrates some of the problems of development and the environmental crisis. The economists featured are critical of Western ideas about progress. The film reflects on the failure of both socialism and capitalism in this country and explains the need to overcome the legacy of colonialism.
Online
1996
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The Virus That Has No Cure - Zambia

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Worldwide there are over 17 million people infected with the AIDS virus and an estimated ten million live in Africa. The problem is placing a serious strain on the Zambian health system. The film explores ways in which the community is uniting to fight back, caring for sufferers and educating about prevention.
Online
1996
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The Riches of the Elephants - Zimbabwe

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The Campfire project is a highly successful program for both wildlife conservation and social development. The local community is allowed to sell safaris or hunting rights on public land reserves. The profit is used for development projects such as fences, schools, and individual households.
Online
1996