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Timor-Leste: feeding the hungry

It is often hard for a developing country to grow enough food to feed its population. In this clip you'll see the challenges encountered by the growing nation of Timor-Leste (East Timor). Listen to an AusAID organiser and the East Timorese president describe the importance of food, and the heartbreak of a hungry nation.

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The different faces of Indonesia

Journey through Indonesia, our most populous neighbour - a nation of contradictions. Through the images in this clip, discover more about the people and the land, including population size, living conditions, education, internal migration, natural disasters, land management and international aid. How does Indonesia differ ...

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Poor man's crop, rich man's food

Cashews are expensive to buy, but Indonesian cashew farmers don't get paid a high price for them. So who gets the profits? Trace the journey of cashews from farm to market with some farmers from Flores who grow them. Find out about a program aimed at addressing the profit issue, and see its impact on the wellbeing of farmers ...

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The impossible made possible: ahh, clean water!

In Flores, Indonesia, eleven local villages and two international organisations work together to achieve an 'impossible' engineering feat. See in how many ways piping clean springwater from high up on a mountainside can help a community in need.

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Bali and Sumba - paradise versus poverty

We all know the idyllic paradise called Bali, but have you ever heard of its poorer neighbour, the Indonesian island of Sumba, where the people struggle to grow food to eat? Watch this clip to learn about environmental conditions and agricultural challenges there. Find out also what people in Sumba are doing to prepare ...

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Chinese proclamation tablet, 1889

This is a black-and-white photograph of a sandalwood tablet measuring 183 cm x 72 cm. The tablet is covered in gesso (plaster of Paris) and gilded gold leaf, embossed with images of birds and foliage, and enclosed in a carved wooden frame (not visible in this image). The Chinese characters are printed in black and the main ...

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ALP federal election television advertisement, 1966 - asset 1

This is a clip taken from the beginning of an Australian Labor Party (ALP) black-and-white television advertisement for the 1966 federal election. It opens with Vietnam War footage accompanied by dramatic music. This is followed by a quotation from US President L B Johnson - 'Stability and peace do not come easily in such ...

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ALP federal election television advertisement, 1966 - asset 2

This is a clip taken from the first half of an Australian Labor Party (ALP) black-and-white television advertisement for the 1966 federal election. It includes scenes of the 1st Battalion of the Royal Australian Regiment as they leave Australia heading to the conflict in Vietnam, interspersed with scenes of Vietnamese civilians. ...

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ALP federal election television advertisement, 1966 - asset 3

This is a clip taken from the second half of an Australian Labor Party (ALP) black-and-white television advertisement for the 1966 federal election. It shows the deputy leader of the ALP, Gough Whitlam, casually sitting on the corner of a lounge in his office with several large shelves lined with books behind him. In a ...

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ALP federal election television advertisement, 1966 - asset 4

This is a clip taken from the second half of an Australian Labor Party (ALP) black-and-white television advertisement for the 1966 federal election. It shows the deputy leader of the ALP, Gough Whitlam, casually sitting on the corner of a lounge in his office with several large shelves lined with books behind him. In a ...

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Australian army nurse holding a Vietnamese child, Hoa Long, 1967

This black-and-white photograph shows Australian Army nurse Lieutenant Margaret Ahern nursing a Vietnamese baby in front of a corrugated iron and timber building that was an orphanage in the village of Hoa Long, Vietnam. Ahern is smiling, dressed in her jungle greens and surrounded by children. The photograph was taken ...

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Four Corners - Aiding or Abetting, 1983: The rich get richer

This clip from 1983 shows footage of a road construction project in Zamboanga del Sur on the island of Mindanao that was jointly funded by the Australian and Philippine governments, and alleges that money for the project has been misappropriated by Philippine officials. Geoff Anderson, an Australian road engineer working ...

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Four Corners - Aiding or Abetting, 1983: And the poor get poorer

The clip shows footage from a 1983 'Four Corners' investigation into a Philippine-Australian aid project in the Philippines. Over footage showing traditional paddy farming on the island of Mindanao, journalist Mary Delahunty outlines the project's failure to help poor farmers. A local farmer explains in Filipino that he ...

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Australians as global citizens - unit of work

This is a unit of work about global citizenship and Australia. Intended for upper primary and lower secondary students, the unit is organised around three main topics: the values and attitudes of a good global citizen, the work of an aid organisation, and the help that Australia gives to countries and communities in its ...

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Neighbours, Asia-Pacific: helping hands

This is an interactive resource exploring fiction, non-fiction and multimodal texts that relate to the 2004 Asian tsunami and its aftermath. The resource is presented as a unit of work with learning activities focused on gathering information from the different texts and examining how language was used to report the tsunami. ...

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Molly's world

This is a four-page PDF lesson plan created by the World Food Programme for International Women's Day. It explores the influences and challenges facing girls across the globe through a series of videos taken by a 13-year-old girl, Molly, about her life in the Mathare slum of Nairobi, Kenya. Students use her videos and other ...

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World Food Programme: photos

This is a multilayered web page series, produced by the World Food Programme (WFP), that provides a portal for viewing and searching WFP photographs and image galleries. The front page includes a short series of featured photos as well as links to a large number of photo galleries. All photos and galleries include tagged ...

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Hunger

This is a multilayered web page series produced by the World Food Programme (WFP) and focusing on the issue of hunger across the world. The front page provides a definition of world hunger that refers to the Millennium Development Goals. Further information pages include 'What is hunger?' 'Who are the hungry?' 'What causes ...

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Food security analysis

This is a multilayered web page series produced by the World Food Programme (WFP), focusing on food security intervention and analysis conducted by the WFP across the world. The front page includes a definition of food security analysis, commonly known as vulnerability analysis and mapping; links to aspects of the WFP's ...

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World Food Programme: countries

This is a multilayered web page series produced by the World Food Programme (WFP) that comprises sections on individual countries where the WFP works in Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Middle East. The front page for each country includes links to an overview of the challenges it faces, information on WFP operations ...