photo features | audiovisual





Taking Peruvian mushrooms from lab to village

Watch an ethnomycologist use simple technology to improve food security and incomes in an Andean community. (SciDev.Net, 09.06.15)

Produced in Cusco


Talking about Ebola: extreme reactions, human interactions

In this filmed interview, Polly Markandya explains how Médecins Sans Frontières dealt with fears about the disease. (SciDev.Net, 29.04.15)

Produced in London


Technology transforms quinoa, and women’s lives

Women take centre stage as one of the poorest communities in the Bolivian highlands makes the most of their crop. (SciDev.Net, 20.11.13)

Produced in La Paz/Waldo Ballivián




Games, not handbooks, to beat insecticide resistance

Hear Edward Thomsen explain why digital games such as ResistanceSim can help countries control disease vectors. (SciDev.Net, 29.03.17)

Produced in London


India prompts rethink for Global Innovation Index

Hear Francis Gurry explain why the index should evolve to ‘better reflect reality’ and innovation at the grassroots. (SciDev.Net, 15.03.17)

Produced in Delhi


Does mass media save lives? The evidence is in

Listen to Roy Head preview results of the first randomised control trial of the media’s impact on child mortality. (SciDev.Net, 27.02.17)

Produced in London


Produced in Basel


Climate symphony turns data into sound — from Global Health Film Festival in London, UK

Hear the work’s creators discuss how ‘data sonification’ allows people to immerse themselves in climate change. (SciDev.Net, 06.11.15)

Produced in London


Interview with Saleemul Huq — in Joint action on climate change: Facts and figures

Saleemul Huq, senior fellow at the International Institute for Environment and Development in the United Kingdom, talks to Anita Makri about how policies on climate change, development and disaster reduction are separate at the global level but become increasingly connected. (part 1 of 2) (SciDev.Net, 14.10.15)

In the second section of a two-part interview, Saleemul Huq, senior fellow at the International Institute for Environment and Development in the United Kingdom, talks to Anita Makri about stepping up mitigation ambitions at the UN’s climate summit in Paris – and beyond. (part 2 of 2) (SciDev.Net, 14.10.15)

Produced in London


Rewards from modern uses of South Africa’s buchu plant — in Traditional medicine for modern times: Facts and Figures

This audio feature explains how science and the law help the indigenous San people benefit from a traditional remedy. (SciDev.Net, 30.06.15)

Produced in Cape Town/Paarl Valley


Q&A: Support women to be ‘agents of climate action’ — from UNFCCC COP21 in Lima, Peru

In this podcast, Lakshmi Puri of UN Women explains why gender issues are central to climate change talks. (SciDev.Net, 25.06.14)

Produced in Lima


Why having a PhD matters in East Africa

In this podcast, Esther Marijani recounts the family history that led her to science and explains why PhDs are key. (SciDev.Net, 25.06.14)

Produced in Nairobi


Building capacity for research and training in Tanzania

In this podcast, Quintino Mgani explains how partnerships benefit PhD students at the University of Dar es Salaam. (SciDev.Net, 25.06.14)

Produced in Dar es Salaam


Interview with Iiro Kolehmainen — in Making higher education work for Africa: Facts and figures

Iiro Kolehmainen talks to Anita Makri about collaborating with local universities, and about the role of PhD programmes and entrepreneurship in helping young people secure jobs. (SciDev.Net, 25.06.14)

Produced in Dar es Salaam


Interview with Lawrence Haddad and Julia Powell — in Food security: Facts and figures

Lawrence Haddad and Julia Powell talk to Anita Makri about nutrition-sensitive agriculture. (SciDev.Net, 21.11.13)

Produced in Brighton