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Exchange January - March, 2010 Editor

Orit Bierenboim

Sub Editor

Erin Green & Alice McCormack


Danny Connery

Agency of New Design


Sean Jacobs

6 Both Ends of the Deep End

Summer Edwards

8 Empowering Resourceful Women

Gillian Cook

Jennifer Ward

Fabia Lonnquist

Melissa Bull

10 It’s a Long Way from Copenhagen 14 AYAD Gallery

Photo credits:

16 The Amazing Race: Dili

Cover - Gillian Cook

18 The Pacific Way

Ghana Here We Come - Marcella Vrolijks

and Paul Van Mele

Both Ends of the Deep End - Lucy Erasito

Empowering Resourceful Women

22 Australian Partner Organisations

- Summer Edwards

It’s a Long Way from Copenhagen

23 Calendar

- Gillian Cook

The Pacific Way - Fabia Lonnquist

Not in My Backyard - Melissa Bull

20 In My Backyard

Cover: Gina Makaa, Maylin Sese and Christina Ora recently got the opportunity to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen as part of the Solomon Islands delegation. AYAD Gillian Cook tells us about their inspiring story, and her involvement, on page 10. Left: Children scare away birds during the rice ripening stage in Kumasi, Ghana. To find out more about the Program’s expansion into Ghana turn to page 4.

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