Giving Nature a Voice – Greening Bare Ground

Synopsis

Season 02 Episode 10

Kenya experienced one of the worst droughts in memory because critics say, it has cut down its trees. Forests used to cover 30 per cent of the land In pre-colonial times. Now they only occupy 6 per cent of Kenya’s space. Helen and Kenya Mutiso want to teach Kenyans how to grow forests in their own backyard and make money from medicines, skincare products and dyes. It’s part of a nationwide effort to cover 10 per cent of Kenya’s land with trees. ​

A film by Kevin Njue

The Filmmakers

Giving Nature a Voice is produced by East African filmmakers, for the African market and beyond. 33 teams from Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo have captured the beauty and pathos of their home environment in a series of award winning half hour films.

AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY presents the documentary series "GIVING NATURE A VOICE" directed by ANDREW TKACH interim dean and vice provost DR. ALEX AWITI project officer gsmc MARIETTA MUSYOKA

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Giving Nature a Voice – A Dog’s Life

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Giving Nature a Voice – Climate’s Children

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Giving Nature a Voice – Crocodiles of Tana: Predator or Prey

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Giving Nature a Voice – Do Rhinos Have a Future?

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Giving Nature a Voice – End of the River (Part 3)

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Giving Nature a Voice – End of the River (Part 4) 

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Giving Nature a Voice – Flight to Extinction

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Giving Nature a Voice – Food Waste

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Giving Nature a Voice – Greening Bare Ground

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Giving Nature a Voice – Ivory Belongs To Elephants

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Giving Nature a Voice – Max, the Chimp Amputee

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Giving Nature a Voice – Pangolins: The World’s Most Trafficked Mammal

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Giving Nature a Voice – Plastics Are Forever

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Giving Nature a Voice – Power Struggle

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Giving Nature a Voice – Salonga: Africa’s Biggest Rainforest (Part 1)

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Giving Nature a Voice – Salonga: Africa’s Biggest Rainforest (Part 2)

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Giving Nature a Voice – Salt Water Survivors

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Giving Nature a Voice – Sandstorm

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Giving Nature a Voice – Saving Mountain Gorillas

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Giving Nature a Voice – Saving Sitatunga

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Giving Nature a Voice – Saving Snakes, Protecting People

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Giving Nature a Voice – The Price of Power

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Giving Nature a Voice – Turtle Rescue (Part 1)

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Giving Nature a Voice – Turtle Rescue (Part 2)

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Giving Nature a Voice – Underwater Treasures

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Giving Nature a Voice – Vanishing Vultures