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Rural participation: between new and traditional technologies

krishiWritten by: Karine Poirier, AMARC International  

The Forum on Communication for Development and Community Media for Family Farming opened at the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Headquarters, in Rome, Italy, today. Participants met to discuss the role of communication to improve rural development. In his presentation, Francesco Diasio, Acting Secretary General of the World Association of Community Broadcasters, highlighted the recent findings of the regional virtual consultations held by FAO and AMARC in three continents: Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Africa

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Opening the FCCM: the role of community media in family farming

FCCMWritten by: Prativa Chetri of AMARC Asia Pacific 

Maria Pia Matta, President of World Association of Community Radio Broadcast (AMARC) in her welcome remarks at the Forum on Communication for Development & Community Media for Family Farming (FCCM) taking place at the FAO headquarters in Rome today spoke about the importance of community radio which is essential for the global debate on rural development. She stressed that ‘communication is a right and a necessity in this day and age’ where communication has become ‘a place where social relations can happen’.

 

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A Compendium of virtual consultations

StrategyComputerWritten by: Lisa Cabrera, CDC Los Baños

Regional virtual consultations were held, in part, to observe the 2014 International Year of Family Farming (IYFF), and by holding a Forum on Communication for Development & Community Media for Family Farming (FCCM) on 23-24 October 2014 in Rome, Italy. The FCCM aims to showcase the role of Communication for Development (ComDev) as a driver for innovation and family farmers’ participation, bringing together a variety of stakeholders to contribute to the upcoming Global Dialogue on Family Farming on 27-28 October 2014.

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FCCM, una experiencia interactiva

comcampesinoEscrito por: Sandra Herrera, AMARC América Latina y el Caribe

Bienvenido a la página dedicada al FCCM. El Foro de Comunicación para el Desarrollo y Medios Comunitarios para la Agricultura Familiar (FCCM por sus siglas en inglés).  El equipo del FCCM está dispuesto a reunir información de los actores rurales, como son las organizaciones, instituciones rurales, agencias de desarrollo, sociedad civil, comunidades indígenas, académicos, redes comunitarias y medios de comunicación en general. ¡Esa es la razón fundamental de esta página!

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Le FCCM, une expérience interactive

C4D GAMArticle écrit par: Karine Poirier, secrétariat international de l'AMARC 

Bienvenue sur la page dédiée au FCCM. L'équipe FCCM est impatiente de recueillir les commentaires des parties prenantes du secteur rural, tels que les organisations agricoles, les institutions rurales, les agences de développement, la société civile, les peuples autochtones, les universités, les médias communautaires et les réseaux de communication. C'est la raison d’être de cette page!  Nous vous encourageons à soumettre des commentaires, suivre les débats, et à partager des informations importantes sur la communication pour le développement et l'agriculture familiale en...

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