Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication

Description: The Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) is a national Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) Network. It works with alternative mass media to build a democratic society based on the principles of free flow of information and equitable and affordable access to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for remote and marginalized population. Capacity Development: BNNRC provides short and long-term training courses related to community broadcasting while

Farm Radio International

Farm Radio International is a Canadian-based, not-for-profit organization working in direct partnership with approximately 400 radio broadcasters in 39 African countries to fight poverty and food insecurity. Our materials are also available electronically to broadcasters and to rural development organizations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Capacity development initiatives: Farm Radio offers several face-to-face and online courses, such as the Farmer Program e-Course focused on designing a regular (daily or

Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (Spider)

Description: The Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (Spider) is a resource center for ICT for Development (ICT4D). Spider was established in 2004 and is based at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) at Stockholm University. Capacity development initiatives: The Spider ICT4D seminar series aims to collect and share ICT4D knowledge from around the world. Speakers in the series are well-established scholars, practitioners, or activists, who share

Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC)

The Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) is the largest southern NGO. BRAC has organized the isolated poor (especially women and girls) and learned to understand their needs by finding practical ways to increase their access to resources, support their entrepreneurship and empower them to become agents of change. BRAC operates social and human development programs across Asia and Africa, among these, the Rural Development Programme addresses disasters, environment, and climate

The Communication Foundation for Asia

The Communication Foundation for Asia (CFA) is a pioneer in development communication. It is a non-stock, non-profit organization focused on media production and training for the spiritual upliftment and empowerment of people. CFA’s Media Training Center demonstrates to development workers the effective application of media in various fields including community building, non-formal education and advocacy. CFA can design generic courses so that skills and knowledge gained from the Center could

University of North (Colombia)

The Department of Social Communication and Journalism, conscious of the need to advance research and theory building in the discipline, provides the first doctorate in communication in the country. This level of training of the highest standard to provide an opportunity to study for professional excellence, without having to travel elsewhere abroad, on the lines of journalism and media studies; and communication, health, and quality of life, which are supported by the Research

Central Luzon State University

Central Luzon State University (CLSU) is a premier institution for agriculture in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia. Courses: PhD in Development Communication, MS in Development Communication, BA in Development Communication Contacts: Hon. Edgar A. Orden, President, CLSU Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz Nueva Ecija, Philippines E-mail Address: 456 0688

Ministry of Agriculture, Kenya

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kenya promotes traditional, high-value drought-resistant crops to cope with climate change challenges. This involves bulking of various crops and distributing to farmers in identified districts. One of the MoA training units is Embu Agricultural Staff Training (East) College. It is committed to enhancing capacity building for effective and efficient management of agriculture sector through the provision of agricultural management and technical training.

Bangladesh Centre for Development, Journalism, and Communication

Bangladesh Centre for Development, Journalism and Communication (BCDJC) is a not-for-profit NGO working in the areas of development, communications and media since 1991. BCDJC is committed to exploit the fullest potentials of communication and media by employing education, research, training, publication, advocacy, consultancy and assistance. BCDJC’s activities are aimed at achieving national objectives of empowerment, welfare and sustainability of people and their environment. Capacity development initiatives: BCDJC organises workshops, seminars and colloquiums throughout

University of Massachusetts

Communication for Sustainable Social Change (CSSC) Centre The Communication for Sustainable Social Change (CSSC) is an independent organization created as a “Center of Excellence” within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, the flagship school of the state’s five-campus university system. Course Title: Communication for Development and Social Change  Description: The center offers undergraduate and graduate courses, seminars, and workshops in areas such as participatory