TAI in Africa
By Monika Kurdeman (Posted: February 24, 2009)
The Access Initiative (TAI) expands into African, raising awareness on Principle 10 and environmental governance through the local media. These clips from local television and radio shows highlight the work of TAI partner’s and their intentions for expanding the network further into African.
This video clip from Le Journal du Matin Morning News highlights the important role local civil society organizations play in implementing Principle 10 of the 1992 Rio Declaration. Two TAI partners Sophie Kutugeka, Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE) in Uganda and Augustine B Njamnshi, Bioresources Development and Conservation Programme Cameroon (BDCPC) Cameroon are shown at a workshop between civil society and government officials. In attendance is British High Commissioner representative Enow Etta. click here
This is a video taken during a meeting between the Cameroonian government and the TAI-Cameroon coalition. At the meeting the TAI-Cameroon coalition shared their findings and recommendations for how the government and civil society can work together to bring about environmental governance changes in Cameroon. The recommendations are based on the coalition's 18 months of research on environmental laws pertaining to access to information, access to justice, public participation and capacity building . click here
Radio Spot from TAI-Cameroon : Radio coverage of TAI Cameroon