The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is an international, multilateral treaty that was initially signed by 150 government leaders at the 1992 Rio Earth Summit and later became active on December 29, 1993.
A new community radio station is set to launch in Kenya with the help of a grant from Cultural Survival’s Indigenous Community Media Fund as well as funding from Cultural Survival’s partner WACC. The radio station will be broadcast in the Rendille language and will focus on preserving the community’s language and culture as well as keeping the local people in Laisamis Sub-County, which is home to five different Indigenous Tribes, well-informed about issues that affect them.
Produced by Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan)
Voices: Mario Kuraki
Indigenous Peoples around the world have always been innovative in finding ways to use their environment to their advantage, while respecting mother earth at the same time.
Saturday June 5th is World Environment day, and in this podcast we speak to Nelson Ole Reiya from the Nashulai Conservancy in Kenya, who will tell us how to make soap from Elephant Dung!
Nelson will tell us how the Masaai people Reimagine, Recreate and Restore.
Produced by Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan, South Africa)
Interviewee: Nelson Ole Reiya (Maasai, Kenya)