Marie Michael Library


Waters of Citizenship


39:30 min.

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This video contains four short programs about actions developed by the Articulation in the Brazilian Semi Arid (ASA) which focuses on ways to live in the region and the value of family farmers. ASA: Social Mobilization for Democratizing Water Access: The struggle of organizations and social movements in the semi arid region results in the creation of the ASA network. P1MC: The Collective Construction of a Public Policy: This film explores the introduction of the cistern as a way of enabling decentralized access to drinking water in the semi arid region. Knowledge that comes from the Land: Examines the knowledge and value of family farmers and the development of techniques suitable to the semi arid land. Participation and the Building of Partnerships: ASA establishes partnerships with governments, private and international sectors while retaining its identity and political autonomy.