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Call for Papers: 7th ADCEP National Conference

ADCEP2017The Association of Development Communication Educators and Practitioners (ADCEP) will hold its 7th National Conference with the theme "Trajectories of Development Communication" on 30 November to 2 December 2017 at the West Visayas State University, Iloilo City, Philippines.

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Call for Paper and Poster Proposals: 3rd International Conference on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (ICFAS 2017)

ICFASThe University of the Philippines Visayas through the School of Technology will hold its 3rd International Conference on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (ICFAS 2017) with the theme, "Ridge to Reef: Strengthening Systems for Sustainable Food Production"on 30-31 August 2017. 

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Supporting women entrepreneurs in Ghana

ghanacoverA recent study on street food vending in Ghana conducted by FAO showed that it is dominated by women. 

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International Year of the Pulses wraps up

pulsesglassThe International Year of the Pulses celebrated last 2016 was beneficial to farmers' livelihoods and have a postive impact on the environment. Although dried beans, lentils, and peas have been around for centuries, they will play a fundamental role in our sustainable future.

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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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