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Call for abstracts: 2016 ADCEP National Conference

adceppThe Association of Development Educators and Practitioners (ADCEP) Philippines with hold a National Conference with the theme, "Development communication in transitioning communities" on 1-4 December 2016 at the Benguet State University, La Trinidad, Benguet.

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Call for participants: Mobile tech for agricultural and rural development in the global South

mobtechThe University of Manchester will hold a free workshop on 'Mobile Technology for Agricultural and Rural Development in the Global South' on 20th October 2016 to share research and practice on current trends and to bring together researchers from diverse disciplines and practitioners with experience of implementing mobile applications and agriculture information systems in differing country contexts.

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FCCM report: Rural Communication Services for Family Farming

FCCM Report 4

The Final Report of the Forum on Communication for Development and Community Media for Family Farming (FCCM) is now available under the title: Rural Communication Services for Family Farming: Contributions, Evidence and Perspectives.

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Call for proposals: Voice grant facility

voicecopyThe "Voice" grant facility was recently launched by the Netherlands Government in partnership with a consortium between Oxfam Novib and Hivos to amplify CSO's and marginalized groups' voice and participation in development processes.

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Rural radio network in Argentina: Sowing words, harvesting rights

INTAradios1Written by Cora Gornitzky, INTA Argentina

From the Highlands to the Patagonia and from the sea to the Andes, "Sembramos Palabras, Cosechamos Derechos" (“Sowing words, harvesting rights”) is a community media initiative that gives voice to 19 rural radios managed by farmer organizations in rural and peri-urban areas of 12 provinces of the Republic of Argentina. A territorial experience that marks the opening of doors to basic rights such as habitat, land, water and marketing.

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Red de radios rurales de Argentina - Sembramos Palabras, Cosechamos Derechos

INTAradios1Escrito por Cora Gornitzky (IPAF Región Pampeana – INTA Argentina)

De la Puna a la Patagonia y del mar a los Andes, "Sembramos Palabras, Cosechamos Derechos" es una iniciativa de comunicación comunitaria que articula 19 radios rurales gestionadas por las organizaciones campesinas en entornos rurales y periurbanos de 12 provincias de la República Argentina. Una experiencia territorial que marca una puerta de acceso a derechos básicos como el hábitat, la tierra, el agua y la comercialización.Read more ...

Rural communication takes centre stage in the development agenda of Latin America

LAmediaWritten by the CCComDev team

A Regional Forum on Territorial Development, Innovation and Rural Communication took place in Brazil from 12-13 November. More than 100 participants from 15 Latin American countries came together to share experiences of rural communication and innovation and discuss the need for institutional frameworks. 

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PLATICAR: creating an agricultural knowledge system

Formacion de formadoresWritten by Laura Ramírez, INTA Costa Rica

PLATICAR is a knowledge ecosystem developed in Costa Rica with an ICT for agriculture approach, based on communication for development and knowledge management processes.

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