Reviving Are’are Indigenous Knowledge through Takataka Nima Education.  

Reviving Are’are Indigenous Knowledge through Takataka Nima Education.  

The Takataka Nima Education started last year with the help of Malai Tolo Education Initiative. This year Mai-Maasina Green Belt has stepped in to assist the school with the aim of maintaining the cultural knowledge and skills by helping Takataka Nima Education. Six (6) modules that will be taught throughout this year includes; The Nima…

THE ULTIMATE DATA TOOLKIT: Empowering and Equipping-Mai Maasina Green Belt Rangers; to carry out monitoring, validation of data collection and storage, accessing MAPEO.

THE ULTIMATE DATA TOOLKIT: Empowering and Equipping-Mai Maasina Green Belt Rangers; to carry out monitoring, validation of data collection and storage, accessing MAPEO.

On the 5th to 6th of March 2024, a Mapeo training was held at Waihau Conservation Centre (Mai Maasina Green Belt, Malaita office). The training was facilitated by Mr. Rudo, an expert working with indigenous communities on mapping, monitoring and land tenure and was supported by MMGB GIS Mapping Officer Sharon. Fourteen (14) participants from…

VANISHING ROOTS: Mai Maasina Green Belt advocacy towards preservation and protection of Identity loss in Are’are and Kwaio.

VANISHING ROOTS: Mai Maasina Green Belt advocacy towards preservation and protection of Identity loss in Are’are and Kwaio.

In the month of February, Mai Maasina Green Belt’s (MMGB) Cultural officer, has managed to visit Raripaina Conservation as a follow up on the Cultural school program. MMGB currently involves three of its members in the Cultural school programs; Baru Alliance Conservation (East Kwaio), Taka-taka Eco Village Conservation (East Are’are) and Raripaina Biodiversity Conservation (Central…