Brock Initiative's primary aims were to:
1) Undertake a pilot
project in Tanzania
2) Work in conjunction with a local NGO, ensuring the films' local relevance,
active use and ability to assess results.
3) Receive film contributions from both professional and non-professional
sources, and encourage others to see the value in it.
4) Promote the practical and cost effectiveness of using film as a conservation
5) Encourage and facilitate similar projects to be undertaken by others
in the future.
6) To produce a film that would have real practical value as a conservation
aims for the film were four fold:
1) Reduce water
wastage in these local communities.
2) Educate the local community about the major problems surrounding
the Great Ruaha River.
3) Increase the impact of their environmental education.
4) Using practical examples, to inspire children and the local community
to actively care and take responsibility for their local environment
and water resources.
Ministry & Institute of Education's broader aims were to:
1) Enrich the diversity
of teaching methods and resources used by teachers.
2) Encourage teaching of the new environmental syllabus in primary schools