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Mapping Disaster Areas: Past and Future

Posted on November 17, 2011 at 12:41 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

In developed nations we assume that valuable geographic information is available for disaster management, but when a disaster strikes a developing nation little geographic information may be available. In some countries the national mapping agency does not have a comprehensive … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Lecture

Posted on October 13, 2011 at 7:52 AM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Doing it differently: Wales, Mbale and Climate Change’ Professor Hilary Thomas Wed, 16 November, 19:00 – 20:30 Venue: Wallace Lecture Theatre, Main Building, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT. Directions can be found online at http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/locations/ Hear how Wales … Continue reading

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Wales for Africa Community Links Annual Conference

Posted on September 29, 2011 at 3:32 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

A date for the diary! This year’s theme ‘Shared Learning and Delivering Change’

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C2C: Namatala Survey

Posted on September 14, 2011 at 2:53 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Cliona Davey spent some time in the slum at Namatala this year as part of the International Learning Opportunity scheme funded by the Welsh Government’s Wales for Africa Framework. She worked with our old friends Child of Hope in the … Continue reading

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C2C Project Management Success

Posted on September 2, 2011 at 3:11 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

PONT C2C has been successful in the tender to manage the TACC project for the Welsh Government. Followers of the blog will know that TACC ~ the Territorial Approach to Climate Change ~ is a UNDP project that aims to … Continue reading

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PONT C2C enrols 1st PhD student

Posted on August 19, 2011 at 10:13 AM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

As the PONT project enters its seventh year of operations in Mbale, an in depth review and evaluation of the approach and effect that PONT has had on developing a new and innovative approach to Community Based International Development (CBID) … Continue reading

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PONT C2C at Global Day

Posted on July 20, 2011 at 8:16 AM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Friends from PONT C2C organised a stall and activities at the Global Day event in the Dare Valley Country Park recently. This was the third year that we have attended and the crowds keep getting bigger ~ and it was … Continue reading

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PONT Success

Posted on June 21, 2011 at 12:00 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

C2C’s chief partner in community based international development, Pontypridd based Partnerships Overseas Network Trust (PONT) is enjoying a new phase of growth. In recent times it has been attracting more grant money for its projects from donors and government. Most … Continue reading

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NDR Colloquium

Posted on May 11, 2011 at 8:14 AM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Several members of PONT C2C presented at this event on Friday 6th May. Several of the presentations are available on the Wales Africa Community Links site. This is a must stop site for folks interested in international development with a Welsh … Continue reading

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Territorial Approach to Climate Change

Posted on April 20, 2011 at 8:34 AM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

March 3rd 2011 saw the Inception of the TACC project in the Mbale region of Uganda. This project has grown out of a partnership between the Welsh Assembly Government and the Mbale region cemented in the NRG4SD, the Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development. The TACC partnership is a ...

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Meet NCODO, friends of PONT C2C

Posted on April 15, 2011 at 8:13 AM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Meet the team. These are the men and women of Namatala who have become a community development organisation {NCODO} to take on the many challenges that they and their neighbours face on a daily basis in one of Mbale’s poorest slum districts. {actually the guy on the far left may ...

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Slum Nursery

Posted on April 14, 2011 at 2:00 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

This is Okotel Moses, part of the team behind the nursery school development in the slum at Namatala, Mbale. Moses wanted to say a big thanks to friends at Glamorgan University that contributed to the funding of the new school, which opened just a few weeks back. This nursery is ...

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Restoring the forest

Posted on March 17, 2011 at 3:12 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Meet Kasanja Obwegasi, Gemanyi Environment Group, whose chairman, seated, is proudly holding the group’s constitution. I had the priviliege to visit these good folk on a recent visit to Uganda. They are part of a Welsh initiative, funded by Waterloo Foundation, to plant a million trees in this region. These ...

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Network of Development Researchers

Posted on March 16, 2011 at 2:12 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

International Development with a Welsh Flavour: find out more and get involved at NDR Cymru’s colloquium What: The Welsh Network of Development Researchers (NDR Cymru) hosts a one-day event reflecting on experiences of international development in Wales, and considers how these experiences are shaped by people and place. Who: Practitioners, ...

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International Women’s Day Event

Posted on March 15, 2011 at 1:15 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

In recognition of International Women’s Day, which took place this year on the 8th of March, a free event is being held in Cardiff’s County Hall on the 28th of March 2011 to celebrate the promotion of gender equality and women’s achievements over the last 100 years. “This will be ...

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