Issue no. 1  |  March 2015  |  ccc ico facebook white ccc ico twitter white ccc ico slideshare white



The discussion initiated at the Forum on Communication for Development & Community Media for Family Farming (FCCM) continues in our CCComDev platform. Read more

We will use this newsletter to keep you updated on joint initiatives of the FCCM working group while sharing new experiences, ideas and resources.

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Farming for the future: communication efforts to advance family farming

This document explores the impact of communication for development - integrating community media and low cost ICTs - on family farmers’ capacity to access and process relevant information, get organized and make their voices count in decision making processes. Read more 


cccomdev nletter community From the Community

InternewsEurope AkioIdow KenyaStarFMCommunity radios give voice to family farmers

During the 2014 International Year of Family Farming, FAO and AMARC launched a series of awareness campaigns on family farmers' contribution to rural development and hunger eradication. Community radios from around the world joined the initiative. Read more

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ICTs: A boon or a bane for family farming? 

This question emerged in the virtual discussions conducted in Asia, Africa, Latin America and at the global level in the last quarter of 2014. The majority of discussants brought out the benefits of ICTs to family farming on two aspects: technical and social. Read more



Better policies, greater potential for RCS! 

Is everyone fully aware of the potential offered by rural communication services (RCS) for agriculture and family farming? We know that effective policymaking is fundamental to the development of inclusive, affordable and evidence-based strategies to improve rural communication. Read more



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