Tags: community participation

Why Games?

Games encourage empowered action and they generate shared experiences and discussions that are truly participatory. For humanitarian organizations and local volunteers it is an active learning experience; a playful dialogue about situated action rather than an abstract discussion or exercise.Despite their usefulness, many people view games as a child’s pastime, as a medium that is not serious, and is …

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The Upstream-Downstream Game

The game centres on climate-related information in decision-making at the community level, and how neighbouring upstream and downstream communities can work together to manage consequences of flood, drought and deforestation.  Video of the game, Video of the game, Video of the game in Spanish http://vimeo.com/46378989, http://vimeo.com/46378989, http://vimeo.com/45097866