Videos and Audio Recordings

 

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No Land No Food No Life [Video]

No Land No Food No Life [Video]

Source: Films de L'Oeil, 2013

Author(s): Amy Miller

Topics: Land, Livelihoods

Added: 08/08/2014

 

No Land No Food No Life is a hard-hitting film which explores sustainable small scale agriculture and the urgent call for an end to corporate global land grabs. This feature length documentary gives voice to those directly affected by combining personal stories, and vérité footage of communities fighting to retain control of their land.

 

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Delta Boys [Video]

Delta Boys [Video]

Source: Journeyman Pictures, 2012

Author(s): Andrew Berends

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 08/08/2014

 

Delta Boys explores the untold stories of the Niger Delta militancy through Ateke Tom, the "Godfather" of the Niger Delta Vigilante Force, and Chima, a 21-year-old who left home to join the fight. The militants want a share of Nigeria's vast oil wealth. They have attacked oil installations, kidnapped foreigners, and made the entire Delta a...

 

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Delta Blues [Video]

Delta Blues [Video]

Source: Journeyman Pictures, 2010

Author(s): Andrew Berends

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 08/08/2014

 

It seemed peace was to come to the Niger Delta but the fighting and oil sabotage has resumed. A powerful report filmed before the amnesty but with many participants sceptical the world remains as pertinent as ever. A fisherman pulls an empty net from waters that have sustained his family for generations, Because of oil spillage...

 

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Capturing Conflict Mineral Trade in DRC [Video]

Capturing Conflict Mineral Trade in DRC [Video]

Source: TEDx Courtauld Institute, 2014

Author(s): Marcus Bleasdale

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 08/08/2014

 

Marcus Bleasdale is a documentary photographer who uses his work to influence policy makers around the world. His work appears in National Geographic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, TIME and his work on human rights and conflict has been shown at the US Senate, The US House of Representatives, The United Nations and...

 

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The Race for What's Left [Video]

The Race for What's Left [Video]

Source: UNE Center for Global Humanities, 2012

Author(s): Michael T. Klare

Topics: Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/08/2014

 

UNE Center for Global Humanities and its founding director, Anouar Majid, host Michael T. Klare on "The Race for What's Left.

 

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Oil to Cash: Fighting the Resource Curse through Cash Transfers [Video]

Oil to Cash: Fighting the Resource Curse through Cash Transfers [Video]

Source: Center for Global Development, 2012

Added: 07/08/2014

 

Todd Moss, senior fellow and vice president for programs at the Center for Global Development, demonstrates how leaders of poor countries can beat the resource curse -- the paradox that countries that strike it rich often suffer from high poverty, dismal governance, and terrible corruption. His policy option, called Oil to Cash, helps foster a...

 

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East Timor: Resources Curse or Cure? [Video]

East Timor: Resources Curse or Cure? [Video]

Source: Malai Media Productions, 2013

Author(s): Ted McDonnell

Countries: Timor-Leste

Added: 07/08/2014

 

East Timor is now a peaceful and happy place. The scares of the brutal 24 year Indonesian reign still exists, but the East Timorese are forgiving people. A decade into its independence, there are significant signs of change, the largest being, Timor Plaza, the nation's first major shopping centre, in the heart of one of...

 

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The Oil Curse [Video]

The Oil Curse [Video]

Source: University of California Television (UCTV), 2012

Author(s): Michael Ross

Added: 07/08/2014

 

Countries that are rich in petroleum have less democracy, less economic stability, and more frequent civil wars than countries without oil. Michael L. Ross, Professor of Political Science and and Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at UCLA, looks at how developing nations are shaped by their mineral wealth -- and how they can...

 

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New Rules for Rebuilding a Broken Nation [Video]

New Rules for Rebuilding a Broken Nation [Video]

Source: Ted Talks, 2009

Author(s): Paul Collier

Added: 07/08/2014

 

Long conflict can wreck a country, leaving behind poverty and chaos. But what's the right way to help war-torn countries rebuild? At TED@State, Paul Collier explains the problems with current post-conflict aid plans, and suggests 3 ideas for a better approach.

 

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The "Bottom Billion" [Video]

The "Bottom Billion" [Video]

Source: Ted Talks, 2008

Author(s): Paul Collier

Added: 07/08/2014

 

Around the world right now, one billion people are trapped in poor or failing countries. How can we help them? Economist Paul Collier lays out a bold, compassionate plan for closing the gap between rich and poor.

 

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