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PROJECT HEPA – ORAL TESTIMONY  2007-2009

Practice Filming - Training Event ABBHEPA is an abbreviation of Hetahetam-Po Ambara signifying "Proclaim what is in your heart". The project recorded oral testimonies from local communities in Androy and Anosy. It produced 5 films, a book in three languages, and a range of web publications; the testimonies have been disseminated locally, nationally and internationally to increase the voice of local populations, and improve awareness about the knowledge and experience of indigenous people in southern Madagascar.






Project Description (PDF)

Project Factsheet (PDF)

Project HEPA and the QMM Mine (PDF)

HEPA LINKS

http//www.panos.org/pushedtotheedge

http://www.panos.org.uk/survivalstrategies

http://www.livinglens.co.uk/

http://www.ifad.org/

VOICES OF CHANGE

English version (PDF 11.62Mb)

French version (PDF 23.6MB)

Malagasy version (PDF 24.3Mb)

Panos London has produced a short (3:51 min) film about its Oral Testimony work called Stories to tell, stories to hear. Watch it here.

Two of the films made by the local beneficiaries under Project HEPA have since been shown at the Copenhagen Climate Change film festival 2009 to help debate around climate change adaptation and highlight issues for developing countries.