A book documenting evidence-based evaluation approaches for Rural Communication Services (RCS) has been published recently by FAO. Entitled “Inclusive Rural Communication Services: Building Evidence, Informing Policy”, the book analyzes the methodologies used for assessing and documenting RCS as part of agricultural and rural development policies and programs in various parts of the world. Data were drawn from a compilation of 19 cases in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Carribean.
UNFAO launched the first Sustainable Gastronomy Day last 18 June with a call for the foodies wordwide to submit their photo story featuring their traditional dishes with the hashtag, #MySustainableMeal and connect with @UNFAO.
A webinar series entitled, "Weathering Change: Local Solutions for Strong Communities Webinar Series will commence in September 2017. This webinar series has been presented by Antioch University New England, in partnership with the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA).
A course on Communication for Social Development (C4SD) that emphasizes the focus on the social element of communication between people will be offered by the Asia-Pacific Development & Communication Centre located at the Dhurakjj Pundit University (DPU) Bangkok, Thailand on 18 to 26 July 2017.