Horaci Garcia Martí | Videojournalist | Based in Nairobi, Kenya | +254 795744338
This is a teaser of a 7 minute video for the Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection of European Commission (ECHO) about the permanent emergency in Sahel Region. Over the last decade, four successive food crises have affected up to 18 million people in the Sahel. Hunger and malnutrition have now become a permanent emergency. Since 2012, the AGIR alliance aims to break this cycle of emergency by addressing its causes and reinforcing the resilience of the most vulnerable people. In the field we see best practices being multiplied. By displaying resolve and coordinated action across the region we can guarantee a dignified future for the people of the Sahel. The time for AGIR is now. More information: http://ec.europa.eu/echo/media/videos/2014/agir_breaking_cycle_emergency_en.htm To watch the 7 minutes version: http://youtu.be/GbcGYGHXOyI
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Promotional video for Word-Bays, a non-profit organization, raising awareness on the impact of climate change on coastal areas. A 6-minute video about the Sine-Saloum, one of the biggest deltas in Senegal facing rising temperatures and sea levels. Shot by me. Edited by Romain Vallade.
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In September 2009, around 50.0000 protesters marched on Conakry, Guinea’s capital. The protest march was fueled by the indication that junta leader Captain Moussa Dadis Camara would break his pledge not to run in the next presidential vote scheduled for January 2010. The government had already banned any form of protests until October 2, and when the demonstrators gathered in a large stadium, the security forces opened fire on them. At least 157 demonstrators were killed. An 18-minute advocacy video about the work of the Federation International des Droits de l’Homme in Guinea and in the Hague, ICP. Shot, edited and scripted by me.
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In southeastern Senegal, the economy revolves around gold. Thousands of people from across West Africa travel to the region of Kedougou, to work non-stop in the artisanal extraction of the precious metal. As an unregulated activity, it’s a health trap for the children who attempt to make a living mining. This report for the International Labour Organisation was scripted, shot and edited by me with the journalist Alma Torazo in October 2013.
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Living beside the third longest river in Africa doesn’t guarantee access to drinking water. An estimated 110 million people live along the Niger river but in Mali, a landlocked country, the Niger River is a lifeline, however it can bring also death and disease. Lacking sanitation, humans directly pollute the water resources and intensive agriculture affects the inner delta in the center of of this sahelian country. The result of this sanitation problem is that water-related diseases, including cholera, diarrhea and guinea worm disease. It account for more than 80 percent of all illnesses in Mali and are especially common for very young children. 28 minutes HDV documentary published by Fundación Intervida.
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Gambia: The chief

by horacigm· November 22, 2014· in · 0 comments
Fatou Danso is a farmer…. but she is also The Gambia’s first female village chief. Fatou has introduced many firsts to her village. The land here was once only farmed by men. But now Fatou has distributed the land to women too and together they have formed a vegetable garden scheme. Now some of these women are supporting their husbands with what they earn from selling their produce. I’ve been working as a cameraman with Joanne Levitan from IFAD, Institute for Agricultural Development.
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This is a 7-minute teaser video for the Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection of European Commission (ECHO) on the permanent emergency in the Sahel Region. Over the last decade, four successive food crises have affected up to 18 million people in the Sahel. Hunger and malnutrition have now become a permanent emergency. Since 2012, the AGIR alliance has tried to break this cycle of emergency by addressing its causes and reinforcing the resilience of the most vulnerable people. In the field we see best practices being multiplied. By displaying resolve and coordinated action across the region we can guarantee a dignified future for the people of the Sahel. The time for AGIR is now.   I shot, edited and scripted reports for ECHO in 2014. To watch the 7 minutes version: http://youtu.be/GbcGYGHXOyI
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En plein désert mauritanien, Mbera est le plus grand camp de réfugiés Maliens de la région. Environ 60 000 personnes y ont fui le conflit qui a secoué le nord Mali en 2012. Depuis deux ans, leur survie est assurée par le travail des organisations humanitaires, certains soutenus par des financements de la Commission européenne. La continuité de l’aide, face à la multiplication des crises en Afrique, doit être assurée. Reportage en Mauritanie pour ECHO, the European Commission’s Humanitarian aid and Civil Protection department.
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A whole full video strategy adapted to the needs of the partners and a whole internet audience. This communication project includes 5 short videos for streaming and a 18 minutes HD advocacy film. This 3 minutes video to spread one of the aspects of the collaboration between Poitou-Charentes, France, with a Fatick Region from Senegal.
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What’s the impact of the Spanish economic crisis on the African community living in Spain? This video shows examples of how to face the economical crisis in southern Europe and how to get back home after a long time abroad. A 18 minutes communication video for ILO, International Labour Office, with versions in French, Spanish and Wolof. Shooted, edited and scripted by me in 2010.
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