About the Bloggers
Charles Mann is the founder of the DevCom Workshop and a development economist with a longstanding interest in development communications. In 1985 he came from the Rockefeller Foundation to the Harvard Institute for International Development. Among his other HIID assignments, for over 10 years he served the Government of Malawi as Food Security Advisor. He retired from Harvard in 2002.
Franco Sacchi Artist in residence at Boston University's Center for Digital Imaging Arts. His feature length documentary "This is Nollywood" about the Nigerian film industry has been an official selection in many film festivals and is now in distribution. Assisted by a grant from the Sundance Documentary Institute he co-directed "Waiting for Armageddon," a feature length documentary about the growing number of evangelical Christians in the US who believe the Apocalypse is imminent. Also an official selection in many film festivals, the film will soon be in selected theaters. IMDB.com
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Most of the DevCom Workshops have been recorded. We will be editing these recordings and making selected highlights available as podcasts from this page. Please check back periodically.