Participatory Video on community adaptation to climate change, Colombia
Location: La Guajira, Colombia
In November 2012, the Colombian Red Cross helped facilitate a participatory video with members of San Tropel, a Wayuú indigenous community located in El Pájaro, La Guajira.
Along with Red Cross volunteers, a group of San Tropel community filmed six examples of how they adapted their livelihoods to the different impacts of climate change.
After editing the video on a participatory approach, it was screened at a different Wayuú village – Fátima – 50 Km away, to promote community-to-community education.
Following the video screening, there was a debate on the lessons learned and what practices could be adopted locally by the second community.
A project by IFRC, facilitated by Proplaneta.