Marie Rodet


Newsletter #4 – Introduction

Dear Readers, It’s never too late to wish a happy Watigueleyan new year 2022 with this fourth edition of the Watigueleye Kèlê project’s newsletter! On the research side, we’re happy to present a new partner in the project, the CIRD in Guinea and their consultant Safiatou Diallo. We’re also sharing a new article on the SOAS blog by Elara Bertho

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Newsletter #3 – Introduction

Dear readers, For this new edition of the newsletter on Donkosira’s activities, we are spotlighting the work that Aline Desdevises has devoted to the Watigueleya Kèlê project: in her dissertation focusing on the health theme, which she has summarised for us, she documents the work of the Donkosira association, the contribution of village knowledge in the fight against climate change

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Newsletter #2, Introduction

Dear Readers, The team of the Watigueleya Kèlê action-research programme is pleased to present the latest activities carried out to understand and enhance local resilience strategies in the face of socio-ecological stresses and disasters in Mali, Senegal and Guinea. We would like to dedicate this newsletter to Lanciné Camara, a village member of the programme who unfortunately passed away recently.

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“Publication of “Essay on Local History by Djiguiba Camara”: disseminating the written history of Guinea from Damaro” – May 2020

Djiguiba Camara, interpreter and chief of the village of Damaro during the colonial period, wrote the history of the region, the empire of Samori Touré and the colonial wars. This important 110-page manuscript is now published by Brill and available free of charge. The text, which is very composite, includes genealogies, foundation myths, the history of relations between the Camara,

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