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Data Collection and Environmental Monitoring in Mining Communities

After two Shell oil spills in the Niger Delta, Nigeria’s Bodo community suffered collapsed ecosystems and chronic environmental damage. A once bountiful agrarian community was left barren. No one was held accountable for the oil spill, and its devastating consequences, so the community took matters into its own hands. With support from Amnesty International, the Media Awareness and Justice Initiative trained 120 community people, pulled from 60 communities in Rivers and Bayelsa state, on baseline data and environmental monitoring.

Film Training and Audio Visual Collection for Mining Communities - Democratic Republic of Congo

In January 2020, The Media Awareness and Justice Initiative (MAJI) collaborated with the New Media Advocacy Project and AFREWATCH to carry out film making and audiovisual content collection in the Demoractic Republic of Congo.

These trainings were aimed at educating community people living in mining communities in Kolowezi on the various ways in which they could collect audiovisual contents  and use the them for advocacy and stakeholder interactions.

Protect Our Future Project

With the Support from Global Green Grants Fund (GGF), The Media Awareness and Justice Initiative carried out the training of Environmental Monitors on how to use independent Media platforms and mobile devices in the collection and factual presentation of environmental data for non violent advocacy and stakeholder interaction. The project was aimed to acheive the following objectives 

Vote Not Fight Campaign - Rivers State

Supported by the National Democractic Institutue (NDI), USAID and UKAID, the Media Awareness and Justice Initiative (MAJI) under its project "Vote Not Fight - Election No Be War" Campaign carried its awareness and sensitization using communty based platforms and outreach programs to bring to the 23 LGAs of Rivers State the message of non violent election, civic responsibility, and the importance of inclusive governance structures. This project was done via interactive meetings, outreaches programs and communtuy townhall meetings.

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Media Awareness and Justice Initiative - At the Paris Peace Forum (November 2018)

In November 2018, The Media Awareness and Justice Initiative (MAJI) participate at the Paris Peace Forum where it delivereed its pitch on "Adaptive Climate change Methodologies for Rural Communities in the Niger Delta, Nigeria". 

The Paris Peace Forum is