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The podcast for the research project Water Education Research (WatER), based out of Carleton University. See our website at www.WatERCarleton.org

The WatER Podcast Robbie Venis

    • Maatschappij & cultuur

The podcast for the research project Water Education Research (WatER), based out of Carleton University. See our website at www.WatERCarleton.org

    The WatER Research Series: "The Approach"

    The WatER Research Series: "The Approach"

    This is Episode 2 of the WatER Podcast, where we discuss how Water, Education Research is introducing Ceramic Water Filters into the rural community of Longido in Tanzania

    • 21 min.
    The WatER Research Series: "The Challenge"

    The WatER Research Series: "The Challenge"

    This podcast episode is the first of a 3 part series that goes through the WatER research project in depth. This episode focuses on the challenges facing the residents of Longido, a rural community in Northeaster Tanzania, in regards to water access and quality. Learn more at our website at www.WatERCarleton.org

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    • 20 min.
    Food Is Community: I Taught Her How to Make French Toast

    Food Is Community: I Taught Her How to Make French Toast

    I am very excited to partner this week with World Vision Canada‘s new Podcast, In Progress, to talk about World Food Day! Please check out In Progress on iTunes, Soundcloud or wherever else you find your podcasts and enjoy some very interesting content! The episode played for you today is called: Food is Community – I Taught Her How To Make French Toast

    Description: This World Food Day, we sit down with well-known chef Dennis Prescott to talk food and how his love of sharing meals led him to Joyce Kilpimo in Kenya. A hunger free world is one where meals are shared, community is fostered and there’s always enough to go around, especially for moms, children and babies.

    Don’t forget to find us on Soundcloud and the Google Play Store and donate to my research project at futurefunder.ca!!

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    • 23 min.
    Episode 11: Enock Dankyi and the Bees

    Episode 11: Enock Dankyi and the Bees

    This episode is my conversation with Dr. Enock Dankyi from the University of Ghana in the Legon Region near Accra. Dr. Dankyi is a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and is alumnus of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship - Advanced Scholars Program. Under this scholarship, Dr. Dankyi studied at Carleton University to progress his research into neonicotinoids in fertilizers used on cocoa crops in Ghana, and how its usage affects bee populations; this was our topic of conversation in this episode. I learned a lot and Dr. Dankyi is a very interesting and knowledgeable individual, so I hope you enjoy this as much as I did! You can learn more about Enock here (https://carleton.ca/qes/people/enock-dankyi/) or contact him by email at edankyi@ug.edu.gh

    • 48 min.
    Episode 10: Teddy Samy

    Episode 10: Teddy Samy

    Welcome to the first episode of Season 2 of All About Aid! Though I have taken a small hiatus, I plan to kick this season into gear again and bring some new and interesting interviews with some very fascinating people.

    This episode is an interview that I recorded with Dr. Teddy Samy, the Director of the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs. Dr. Samy teaches courses in economic development, international assistance and quantitative methods. His broad research interests are in the areas of international trade and development economics. More specifically, he has worked on trade and labor standards; debt relief; and aid allocation and aid effectiveness in fragile states. Some of his current work is examining the role of emerging donors; the allocation of aid for trade; and the relationship between taxation and development. In this episode, we spoke mostly about aid effectiveness and the appropriate metrics needed to quantify the value of aid to a given recipient country. This interview was very insightful and Dr. Samy is a fascinating individual to speak with, so I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did!

    • 43 min.
    Episode 9: Steve Mason

    Episode 9: Steve Mason

    Hello Everyone and welcome back to a new season of All About Aid! For this episode, I had the great pleasure of sitting down with Steve Mason, the Director of Programming at the Aga Khan Foundation of Canada (AKFC). In this episode, we spoke about Steve's path to his current position, some of the projects and initiatives in operation for AKFC, as well as the philosophy behind the foundation's practices around the world. It was a really great conversation and I feel I learned a lot from him, so I hope that you all do as well. For those who are interested, Steve highly recommends the blog, From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green from Oxfam, as well as the book Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo.

    • 48 min.

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