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The Connect4Climate photo/video competition invited African youth & participants all over the world to share their climate change stories. After receiving over 700 submissions, including submissions ...

The Connect4Climate photo/video competition invited African youth & participants all over the world to share their climate change stories. After receiving over 700 submissions, including submissions from all the African countries, the winners were announced in Durban, South Africa at COP17.

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  • A campaign, a competition, and a community that cares about climate change Connect4Climate Connect4Climate PHOTO/VIDEO WINNERSFriday, December 30, 11 www.connect4climate.org
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 AGRICULTURE Ages 13-17Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1stHow Expensive Tomatoes Are In Eritrea, in the last years, an increase of the price by Awet Haile, Feruz Semere, of the products occurred. Its reason lies down on and Sarah Kiflemariam the late arrival of the rain season. EritreaFriday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd Cooling the Earth Fruit trees we have planted will take carbon dioxide by Keneuoe Panyane out of the air and cool the earth. Mantsase Childrens Home, LesothoFriday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd Growing Our Own Food Growing our own food means no carbon is put into the by Lireko Potsane atmosphere transporting the food to us. Mantsase Childrens Home, LesothoFriday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 AGRICULTURE Ages 18-24Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st Fertility Countdown This relatively remote piece of Egyptian fertile land used for by Mohamed Samad agriculture is threatened by air pollution, urbanization, and Egypt desertification as a result of climate changeFriday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd One Hen Campaign Project by James Makini Kenya A photo I took from the field where we train farmers On Environmental conservation, IEP has come up on agribusiness, environmental conservation, with a very innovative way of training the youth and entrepreneurship and value chain analysis from a women to desist from using traditional cages that practical perspective, whereby each member is consume a lot of trees and instead use a modern given a hen and a cage as a loan (One Hen cage covered with a wire mesh hence saving trees. Campaign Project) and after 6 months they From the hens droppings we train youth and women surrender 2 chicks (once) to the programme for how to make composite manure which is organic onward lending to other groups and sustainability of and helps them conserve the soil that has been the programme. depleted by use of chemical fertilizers.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd The Golden Island Gezieret el Dahab or ‘the golden island’ is an agricultural area by Andrew A. Shenouda located near downtown Cairo. Although its isolated to some extent Egypt from Cairo noise, it was threatened one day to be swept and changed to a business district.Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 AGRICULTURE Ages 25-35Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st  Forest for Gardening This picture, taken in Kiboga district shows a woodland turned by Kisakye Mayanja into an agricultural field. Agricultural land is diminishing as a Uganda result of population explosion in many areas of the world, but, in this region of Uganda, encroachment is caused by soils that have been over-cultivated.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd  Madagascar Agriculture Inland, father and son posing in front of rice fields. The price of by Stephanie Rabemiafara rice, the staple food in Madagascar, has doubled in the past two Madagascar years, forcing residents in the capital, Antananarivo, to halve their consumption.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd  Cattle Farmer from Paua Paoua, in the northwest of the Central African Republic is by Brice Blondel subjected to chronic insecurity. Not many people are able to save France cattle, which are often stolen by armed men. This mans house was partly destroyed, as were many others in his neighborhood, but he still owned that one cow. It is him who came to me and asked that I take his picture.Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 ENERGY Ages 13-17Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st  Hot Water in a Cloudy Day Even on a cloudy day solar panels give us hot by Makoanyane Mosala, water with no carbon emissions. Mantsase Childrens Home, LesothoFriday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 ENERGY Ages 18-24Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st  Solar Panels, Most of these houses are low cost housing and some are government provided homes yet almost all of them have solar the Sunny Energy panels fitted on their roofs. Initiatives like this are great not only by Dina Osman in providing electricity for the people but doing it in a South Africa sustainable manner.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd  Improved Cooking Stoves This stove is easily made from local materials. It surely by Alphonse Karenzi saves up to 85% of firewood compared to traditional stoves Rwanda and reduces smoke emission significantly.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd Tire Burning for Cooking by Violet Moyo Malawi  A lack of access to clean household energy in developing countries forces more than a third of humanity, 2.4 billion people, to cook and heat their homes by burning wood, dung and crop waste.Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 ENERGY Ages 25-35Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st  Energy in Rwanda Pilot testing charcoal briquette-making out of papyrus and by Teddy Kinyanjui peat for the minimizing of energy in Rwanda. KenyaFriday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd Clay Stoves Use Less Firewood and Conserve Energy! by Asimenyekyala Nthakomwa Malawi Clay stoves are one efficient energy- saving technology that should be promoted if we are to promote sustainable use of forest resources.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd  I Prefer My Horse A nomad in the desert preferred to abandon his car to return by Azzedine Jamal to the horse: ”Gasoline? It’s too expensive,” he said. MoroccoFriday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 FORESTS Ages 13-17Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st  The Solitude At the end of the 19th century, 30% of the Eritrean territory was by Kamilia Safi, Selihom Werede covered by forests; a hundred years later this percentage has Class IV A, Eritrea been reduced to 0.45%.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd  Chad Students planting trees. by Joel Nekian ChadFriday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd  Saving Trees Using solar energy means fewer trees are cut down to by Topollo Potsane provide firewood – carbon is being stored not released. Mantsase Childrens Home, LesothoFriday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 FORESTS Ages 18-24Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st  Regrowth: The New and the Old The picture shows the old original trees and the newly planted by Serah Kimundu trees that have been planted to revamp the forest. The brown Kenya ‘soil’ is actually sawdust that was accumulated from all the cutting of the trees. This has affected the climate as the weather and seasons have now become unpredictable thus affecting the farming in the area.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd A Tree Planted Is A Boost by Dan Njiena Cameroon However, admittedly some young Africans have begun to wake up and last vaccances school, they each planted a tree not far from the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde Omnipsorts in Cameroon sotien NGO Mi-plus and the Ministry Sports.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd  Greening Schools Campaign The only best way to ensure that we escape from such by Rose Yvonne calamities would be to educate and encourage students of all Kenya ages to be involved in the campaign against deforestation, as trees, whether we would like to admit it or not, are the surest answer to a safer world.Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 FORESTS Ages 25-35Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1stPalm Trees Grave by Adil Moumane Morocco A field in Draa  Palme Grove (Zagora-Morocco) was destructed by fusaruim disease, drought, and sand encroachment. It has become a mass grave for palm trees, so we sound the alarm to protect this environmental heritage from extinction.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd  Alsunut Forest It is the last forest in Khartoum, located on the White Nile not far by Ala Kheir from the city centre, it is home for many birds and monkeys it is a Sudan nice place that people spend their evenings at watching the sun go down. The forest now is disappearing, as people started cutting trees on one end, and the plastic wastes are contaminating most of it.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd   Forest by David Mbuthia Mwangi Illegal logging reduces the chances of nature surviving. KenyaFriday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 GENDER Ages 18-24Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st   My Lovely Country On our way to market. Despite the climate change in my area, by Maash Shaikh Hussein we don’t complain about the climate dilemma. We just hope Kenya for the best and world leaders will deliver on their promises for a greener world.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd  A Dirty Dam A lady fetches water from a dirty drying dam. by Elijah Mumo, KenyaFriday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd  Local Adaptation to Women digging in search of water. Climate Change by Grace Indungu, KenyaFriday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 GENDER Ages 25-35Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st Women at Work in the Forest by Ndimby Andriantsoavina Madagascar All works related to food preparation is dedicated to women. So women have to fetch the wood in the forest to prepare the lunch.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd Rural Women,Renewable Energy and ICTs by Herbert Lwanga Uganda The lady seen operating this solution is rural based and apart from providing an alternative energy source, she generates continuous revenue, hence, realizing her entrepreneurial dream. With this revenue she is empowered to pay school fees for her children and, supplementing the food security budget for her household.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd  And Still Hope I took this photo of a young girl named Ikraam on September 12th, by Anab Garab 2011, in the Gedo region of Somalia.I went with Markabley Relief Somalia/USA and Development Trust, a group distributing food as emergency relief to parts of the region.Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 HEALTH Ages 13-17Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st  Dump site #1 This is the biggest dumpsite in Kenya. Since the dumpsite was by Oscar Atoli established, the air pollution is increasing every day because Kenya of waste disposal, but the women and street kids never mind.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd  Clean Environment Needed Rubbish collection should be a priority for for Healthy Living every individual. by Bubacarr Baldeh, GambiaFriday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd  Feel the Oxygen Green leaves remove carbon from the air and by Phomolo Rangoajane give off life-sustaining oxygen. Mantsase Childrens Home, LesothoFriday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 HEALTH Ages 18-24Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st  Change Tunisians or the first 2011 revolutionaries went out into the streets on by Amine Ghrabi the 24th september 2011 calling leaders to act in order to reduce the Tunisia amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. A bicycle parade was organized and over a hundred of citizens took part to the event.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd  Abandoned Homes Egypt has no architectural plan, a factory can be built in the middle of the city since there is a space for it, and with the increase of the and Active Factories population in Alexandria in the last thirty years, flats and houses by Nourine Shenawy are built near the factories regardless of health hazards. EgyptFriday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd Poor Garbage Collection: A Health Hazard by Mutetelenu Kalama Zambia With the rising of industries, Zambia is experiencing poor garbage collection including big cities were it can be easy to collect waste. In turn a lot of children have been affected because they are always found playing on top of this waste, hence a lot of deaths have been reported because of poor garbage collection, and so climate change hast not been left out.Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 HEALTH Ages 25-35Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st  Homemade Soccer Ball - A young man in Nairobi plays with a home-made soccer Dumpster on Fire ball next to a burning dumpsite emitting smoke, which by Julius Mwelu, Kenya affects the environment.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd  Junk Market Many people eat the products sold in this market garbage in the by Wilson Fernandez da Silva neighborhood of São. Paul in Luanda. A few meters from the city Angola administration this scenario is seen by thousands of people over the same old policies that hinder Africa deteriorate in terms of better health.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd  The African Forum for Using cycling as a mitigation measure to climate change in Uganda and especially Kampala. We are a group of Non governmental Mobility and Development organizations to conserve the environment. by Christine Naigaga Kawuma UgandaFriday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 WATER Ages 13-17Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st  The Happy Well Fear grows in the children’s hearts because they feel doubtful about by Dario Gandini, Pitias Ghirmai, whether there will be usual rainfall in the years to come or not, since Solomon Filipos, Yoyarib Robiel the well hasn’t had so much water in recent years for the lack of rain. Liceo Marconi, Eritrea The elderly who have witnessed a changing world often say that rainfall was once abundant.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd  No Comment Not necessarily that all things grow with time. by Helmi Rebai Some get smaller everyday. TunisiaFriday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd  Scarcity of Water on River The effect on climate change on Benin’s Ouemé river. by Peniella Codjo BeninFriday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 WATER Ages 18-24Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st  The Easy Months Dry seasons are lasting longer and longer into the year, traditional planting times are being abandoned, and chemical pesticides and of the Year fertilizers are being used ubiquitously. Most women see their by Mason Richard husbands and sons ride off into the distance in the backs of trucks, Niger heading south to more moist regions to find work for seven, eight, or nine months.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd  Water Over Roadway The damming of the Volta River keeps the sediment that by Chad Skeers once fed the coasts of Southeaster Ghana trapped in Lake USA Volta. Without it, beaches and communities all along the coast continue to erode.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd Drought by Sebri Wafa Tunisia  Some people in Tunisia dont even have water for their animals.Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 WATER Ages 25-35Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st  The Well Two young girls on the island of Lamu, off Kenyas coast, pull water by Maria de la Guardia up from one of the many wells throughout the island. With almost Bangladesh constant hot and humid conditions, water is scarce here, and wells are slowly becoming contaminated by the salty Ocean as water levels rise.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd  There Was a Lake Nous sommes habitués à voir de leau à cet endroit, by Malalatiana Katia Rakotobe lorsquil a commencé à faire de plus en plus chaud, Madagascar leau a commencé à disparaitre.Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd  Drought Being a Major Climate change has contributed to the spread of drought in the African countries, in particular the horn of Africa and Northern Effect of Climate Change part of Kenya, where i live. Thousands of animals including by Yussuf Abdi goat, cattle, camel and wildlife succumbed to death. Thousands Kenya of children died millions remain malnourished while elderly people were not spared either.Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 VIDEO WINNERSFriday, December 30, 11
  • 1st Me and My Bike by Dickson Oyuki Kenya 69Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd Africa Has Sun So Use It by Omar Atia Egypt 70Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd Water Bulb by Simon Onyango Kenya 71Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 POPULAR PRIZEFriday, December 30, 11
  • The Long Road by Eduardo Arraes Brazil Water is an issue in Sierra Leone. What may come easy for some may come very hard for others. Climate change affects the whole world, but for developing countries the consequences are worse. Marginalized population, although contributing so little for the climate change, are the ones who suffer the most. In many cases, women are responsible to get water for the family while their husbands try to make a living in the city. So they need to walk kilometers under a harsh sun to find some for their families at the same time caring for their children. Climate change also produces gender issues. 73Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 VIDEO Ages 13-17Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st Me and My Bike by Dickson Oyuki Kenya 75Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd Africa Has Sun So Use It by Omar Atia Egypt 76Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd Why Are You Killing Me? by Peter Njuguna Kenya 77Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 VIDEO Ages 18-24Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1st Water Bulb by Simon Onyango Kenya 79Friday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd Climate Change is a Reality by Shaban Senyange Uganda 80Friday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd Conserve Our Water by Mixie Wandera Kenya 81Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 VIDEO Ages 25-35Friday, December 30, 11
  • 1stWomen Power in Overcoming the Impact of Drought by Reshma Khan 83 KenyaFriday, December 30, 11
  • 2nd Water Is Life, and Water Is Drying Up by Karim Kara 84 KenyaFriday, December 30, 11
  • 3rd Cheap Light for Africa by Paul Ndiho Uganda 85Friday, December 30, 11
  • Photo/Video Competition 2011 C4C SPECIAL PRIZEFriday, December 30, 11
  • Climate Theatre The women-dominated Bennde Mutale Theatre Group performs in by Max Thabiso Edkins their village to explain the causes and consequences of climate South Africa change. Through theatre, complex stories can be explained with ease, such as the idea that airplanes produce carbon dioxide. It is often the most unknowing communities that are most vulnerable to climate change. Climate Theatre can bridge this communication gap and provide a platform for the women in communities to express themselves.Friday, December 30, 11
  • The World Has Malaria by Max Thabiso Edkins South AfricaFriday, December 30, 11
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