Climate health and resilience: A photovoice exploration in the Indian Sundarbans

Abstract

Photovoice is a visual research methodology through which people can represent, and enhance their community by photographing their daily lives and the lives of those around them. It is a qualitative and participatory research method that aims to capture what occurs when researchers are not necessarily present.

Working with several women’s groups in the Sundarbans, FHS provided a range of trainings – on how to use digital cameras, how to approach a picture subject, and getting people’s consent – to study participants. In turn, the participants used the cameras provided to them to capture images that explain how a changing climate affects their daily livelihoods, barriers that exist to accessing health services, and ways that locals are adapting to these challenges.

Citation

Bose, S. Climate health and resilience: A photovoice exploration in the Indian Sundarbans. (2014) 28 pp.

Climate health and resilience: A photovoice exploration in the Indian Sundarbans

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