Celebrating Asian Contributions to Communication for Development

on Tuesday, 03 April 2018 15:08. Posted in News from the region

A forthcoming chapter in a book celebrates the Asian contributions to Communication for Development (ComDev). The chapter highlights seven of these ccontributions in order to demonstrate the fundamental concerns that drive the agenda, processes and partnerships in the field.

Krishi Radio gets government support for expansion

on Thursday, 08 March 2018 15:15. Posted in News from the region

Krishi RadioKrishi Radio, the first government-run community radio in Amtali, Barguna, will soon be housed in its new building, complete with new set of equipment and facilities. This was disclosed by the Agriculture Information Service, the unit in the Department of Agricultural Extension, that directly manages the radio station.

Unraveling C4D Trends in Europe

on Saturday, 17 February 2018 15:36. Posted in Events

CARDEY 1So how does C4D as practiced in Europe look like? Dr. Sarah Cardey, associate professor and Director of the Graduate Institute for International Development, Agriculture and Economics at University of Reading in UK, gave an interesting talk on the topic.

Cardey tackled the question by focusing on four areas of discussion: EU and its rural development policy, cases of ICTs in rural development, issues, and the missing links given the ICTs and C4D efforts in the region. 

GRI-RC joins CCComdev

on Thursday, 07 December 2017 12:15. Posted in News from the region

GRI LogosThe Global Research Initiative for Rural Communication (GRI-RC) joins CCComdev global platform as a major partner. Comprised of the FAO ComDev team and six academia engaged in doing research, provision of technical assistance, and offering of formal courses in ComDev, GRI-RC will now be sharing in this platform their work and experiences on rural communication in the various continents and countries they cover.