For some people it might sound a little old-fashioned, but if you look better into farming then you will come up with a serious interest in it. There are actually many young people who have always dreamt about farming, living in the middle of a huge countryside and managing each phase of a farming business. Farming – Against-the-flow Business Project Although most modern cities seem to suggest young people look
Watch a selection of videos and have a listen to the radio interviews produced with AMISNET during the FCCM!
The presentations prepared by FCCM participants illustrate their experiences with using communication and community media to serve family farmers’ needs, as well as reflections on the main challenges, policy needs, and options.
Pictures from the FCCM event at FAO Rome (23-24 October 2014) Day 1 Day 2
Have a look at the photos of the FCCM event and browse the videos, audios, and presentations shared by FCCM participants. If you’d like to send your contribution please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abstracts for oral presentations, poster presentations, pre-formed panel presentations, TED Talk-style “Comm Talks” and concept notes for skills-building workshops are now being accepted for the Shifting Norms, Changing Behavior, Amplifying Voices: What Works? 2018 International Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Summit featuring Entertainment-Education. The Summit will be held April 16 to 20, 2018, in Nusa Dua, Indonesia. With a deep dive into the power of Entertainment–Education (EE), the Summit provides
FEATURED Rural communication policies can translate farmers’ right to communication into fair and transparent regulatory frameworks that will allow equitable access to information and communication services in rural areas. This report presents the results of the Forum on Communication and Community Media for Family Farming (FCCM) convened in 2014. Participants addressed opportunities for promoting rural communication services as sustained, inclusive, and efficient communication processes involving family farmers and the rural population, and considered
On 23-24 October 2014, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) convened an international Forum on Communication for Development & Community Media for Family Farming (FCCM). Over 100 participants gathered in Rome to showcase the potential of Communication for Development (ComDev) as a driver for innovation and family farmers’ participation in rural development. They agreed on a set of firm recommendations and a plan of action
In Bangladesh, despite inadequacies in resources, the rural communication services (RCS)1 provided by the government agricultural extension office remain the most accessed and trusted sources of information on saline tolerant rice variety (STRV) among farmers in Amtali, Barguna district, Barisal. Public extension occupies a central position in the communication network of farmers. These are among the major findings of a doctoral dissertation in development communication conducted by Mohummad Kamrul Hassan at the University of the Philippines Los
Written by Tom Whitty, Victorian Farmers Federation Media Manager COMMUNICATION is an asset and a tool that farmers can use to generate global change. This was the message at the United Nations proclaimed 2014 International Year of Family Farming global dialogue on communications in Rome, in October that the Victorian Farmers Federation, a member of National Farmer’ Federation (Australia), had the pleasure to attend on behalf of the World Farmers’ Organisation