The Mid-Maine Global Forum contributes to the local community’s understanding of issues of global significance by organizing and disseminating informed public presentations and discussion. To become a member or be put on our mailing list, email Global Forum  

Unless otherwise announced, our programs will downtown in the Chace Center in Colby’s  building on Maine Street.

The next Forum program:

Wednesday, October 23

Chace Center, Main Street Waterville

12 noon, lunch available at 11:30

Jamila Bargach

Colby College’s Oak Fellow

   “Riding the Wave: Reflections on Fog Collecting in Morocco”

   She is an activist and anthropologist who has dedicated her life to serving under resourced communities in Southwest Morocco, creating sustainable initiatives through education and scientific innovation. She is the co-founder of Dar Si Hmad, which operates the largest functioning fog collection project in the world, a system which fosters the independence of Amazigh women in Ait Baamrane, a Berber region, by delivering potable water to their households.


For more information about this speaker go to: Jamila Bargach 



Please register by Tuesday, October 22 if you want lunch; Lunch includes soup, sandwich, cookie, tea and coffee, and costs $12. You are of course welcome to bring your own food.

Sandwich choices: roast beef, chicken pesto or vegetarian (with a vegan option, please specify). Soup will be hearty vegetarian. 

To register you can reply to this email or contact Margy or call 207-377-2031 (The email address if the link fails is midmaineglobalforum@gmail.com)

November 13

Chace Center, Maine Street Waterville

12 noon

Colby Professor Patrice Franko

“Brazil: Still the Country of the Future?”