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Green Gold / directed by Heidi Bachram, Julie Chadwick and Ell Southern ; produced by Cheekystreak Productions.

Contributor(s): Bachram, Heidi [director. ] | Cheekystreak Productions (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Under Construction, 2003Description: 1 videodisc of DVD (29 mins) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Air -- Pollution -- South Africa | Collective action Displacement Ethnography Forest IdentityGenre/Form: Nonfiction films. | Documentary films. DDC classification: Summary: ‘Green Gold’ is the story of Sajida Khan, a South African woman with a hazardous dumpsite on her doorstep. Her neighbours are dying one by one, while the dump leaks gases and toxins into her air, water and earth. Meanwhile, the World Bank calls the dump a “world class example of an environmental project.” This dramatic gap between the local community and the World Bank is because of the new pollution trading scheme in the Kyoto Protocol. Green Gold was made at a poignant moment when the United Nation’s World Summit for Sustainable Development (WSSD) came to South Africa in 2002.
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DVD DVD Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
A00239 (Browse shelf) G4 Available A00239

‘Green Gold’ is the story of Sajida Khan, a South African woman with a hazardous dumpsite on her doorstep. Her neighbours are dying one by one, while the dump leaks gases and toxins into her air, water and earth. Meanwhile, the World Bank calls the dump a “world class example of an environmental project.” This dramatic gap between the local community and the World Bank is because of the new pollution trading scheme in the Kyoto Protocol. Green Gold was made at a poignant moment when the United Nation’s World Summit for Sustainable Development (WSSD) came to South Africa in 2002.

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