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Effective Mobilization and Advocacy for Conservation Impact - Shared screen with speaker view
Caroline Gertsch- Amani Institute
Caroline Gertsch- Amani Institute
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Andreas Hellmann
Will the presentations be shared to the participants?
Carolyne Kamau- Amani Institute
Yes they will
Confrey Alianji
Yes, all the presentations will be shared as part of the package.
Confrey Alianji
Please direct any questions you have to the presenters. We also have companies here that specialize in advocacy and campaign storytelling, and they'd love to hear about your problem and how they can help.!
Andreas Hellmann
Mobilization together with WWF for instance would be a benefit for small organisations and startup. Is there an opportunity for us to collaborate and use the Reference of WWF?
Khalifa Al Suwaidi
The steps outlined in the presentation resonate well with me. They go hand in hand with the SUCCESS method that I use which stands for: Simple. Unexpected. Concrete. Credible. Emotional. Stories.
Khalifa Al Suwaidi
Shila Salim
my take away is importance of knowing your audience
Katerina Prokopiou
Thank you for sharing Khalifa
Nashon Marwa - National Youth Council Kenya
Great Presentation, no man is an island. With advocacy you get have a partner to offer what you don't have
Stellah Ndiwa
Great presentation. We observed during the implementation of the SGR that in as much as there were efforts by NGOs/conservationist and public to prevent development in protected area, it was probably not felt or were not heard. How do we approach Government in such and at what phase do we do this. How do package the message so that one isn't labelled anti-development. Stellah Ndiwa Kenya Railways
Carolyne Kamau- Amani Institute
Hello Stellah this question has been noted. Is this directed to Victor?
Stellah Ndiwa
Yes, to Victor
Carolyne Kamau- Amani Institute
Victor Nyambok - WWF
@Stellah, as I said in my presentation it is important to understand government structures, policy processes and political realities. On packaging messages, the target audience is defined already so and I believe if the message is less antagonistic but more towards offering alternative solutions it would be more likely to be listened to/actioned
Aaron Owuor
Solution-oriented strategies would matter most.
Stellah Ndiwa
@Victor, noted, thanks.
Steve Itela
I concur with Gacheri
Carolyne Kamau- Amani Institute
Kindly post your questions on chat
Carolyne Kamau- Amani Institute
We would love for all of us to engage with the speakers
David Mwaura - UXKonsult
Great session, Gacheri. Thank you!In your experience how has intrinsic motivation linked with developing a behavior of story telling among East Africans? How do you transfer this behavior to the bottom line?
Lancer Wao
@Gacheri, nice presentation, what is your take on ensuring that the participants appreciate the objective of telling their story. So that it does not look like a matter of going , taking stories, and going to tell them.
Gacheri Ndumba- WMS
We tell stories that serve the needs of the organisation (relationship building) but in ways (voice, tone and messaging) that are relatable to African audiences. It is a fine balance but it can be done.
Andreas Hellmann
Thanks Gacheri. But it is true. The ancestors knew - if I cut down one tree, I plant three new trees for the future generations. This is somehow lost and the time frame in which many people think is hardly longer than for the next month, but hardly for the future generations, nature, wildlife, etc. There is a knowledge gap and for many a focus on their own benefit.
Gacheri Ndumba- WMS
@lencer wao- We find that the OST approach is really key to disciplining the story telling. What do you want to achieve with this story and knowing that helps you direct your story. Organisations usually have hundreds of stories and the OST approach helps them sort through which stories to tell, how and to whom.
Gacheri Ndumba- WMS
when we work with partners we start by telling them all the stories are valid and be comfortable with your end goals. Now how can your communications support your objectives
Gacheri Ndumba- WMS
I agree with Tom- funding is important so while there is need for communities to tell authentic stories they have to know that it won’t cost them funding . This is why creating space for their stories is a role for donors.
Confrey Alianji
A question to Tom are communities able to feel part of conservation work when all this tools are applied ??
David Mwaura - UXKonsult
Great session, Tom.In your experience with using social infrastructure, what barriers exist to autonomy and agency?
Steve Itela
Excellent work NRT has done to ensure the ecosystem and people are living in harmony. What stands out for me about NRT is success on application of traditional knowledge in conservation and peace making processes
David Mwaura - UXKonsult
Thank you, Tom.
Andreas Hellmann
Great wat you doing. Will you expand to other areas in Kenya?
Aaron Owuor
Great insights by the speakers. Maadd
Natalie Kasera - WildNow Foundation
Wonderful work Tom. I have a question for you, how do you engage the communities to let them know the importance of conservation? Which method has been most effective?
Nashon Marwa - National Youth Council Kenya
Great work, not really a question or rather. I've been part of a campaign to plant trees around the country and we've done little almost to nothing at the north. What initiative can we align ourselves with so that we penetrate the north???? Thank you
Risper Oteke-COMRED
An informative-packed session! Thanks to all speakers and greatly to WWF-K.
Carolyne Kamau- Amani Institute
Hello everyone, we may go over with a few minutes. We kindly request you to bare with us as Martina wraps up and we give the next steps.In the meantime, kindly give your feedback about today's session here https://www.menti.com/eatb4bd6pwCode: 5734 6736
Carolyne Kamau- Amani Institute
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Confrey Alianji