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January, 2010

Stories from January, 2010

25 January 2010

FOKO: 50 Years Of Independence Of Madagascar

Madagascar is approaching 50 years of independence this year. To mark the progress of the country Patrick interviewed two elders from Madagascar on what Madagascar has become after 50 years...

20 January 2010

Talented Women Bloggers Present Abroad

A pair of talented women bloggers from the Rising Voices community were invited to present their work at international conferences. Catalina Restrepo presented at a BarCamp in Santa Cruz, Bolivia...

19 January 2010

Announcing the Technology for Transparency Network

Rising Voices, the outreach and citizen media training initiative of Global Voices Online, has launched a new interactive website and global network of researchers to map online technology projects that...

17 January 2010

Blogging Since Infancy: Award Winning XO Bloggers – Part 1

Last month we reported that the Rising Voices grantee OLPC Uruguay (Blogging Since Infancy) co-sponsored and supported the first ever national school Blogging contest for students in Uruguay who use...

14 January 2010

Hiperbarrio: The Balloon Festival Of La Loma

The citizen journalists of the Rising Voices grantee Hiperbarrio posted some photos and videos of the Balloon festival of La Loma (Festival de globos de La Loma 2010). The event...

13 January 2010

Abidjan Blog Camps: Alloco Bloggers Party In Ivory Coast

On Saturday, December 19, 2009 the second Alloco Bloggers Party was organized in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Dozens of Ivorian bloggers were present including several bloggers who attended the Abidjan blog...

9 January 2010

Nomad Green: Citizen Journalists Address The Menace Of Desertification

In today's post we will look at some of the reports of the cyber environmentalists of Mongolia, who received citizen media training from Rising Voices grantee Nomad Green. They tell...

3 January 2010

EWAMT: Candle In The Dark – The Women Bloggers Of Yemen

Ghaida'a Al Absi says: “EWAMT project is like a candle with other candles, which are lighting up the darkness in Yemen.” We hope that with more blogs and more active...