Zane Andrei Cortez

Communication for Development Degree Offering at the University of Reading

The University of Reading (UoR), United Kingdom, offers an exemplary example of where formal education can be utilised to progress understanding and the meeting of global Communication for Development (C4D) agendas. With a leading Agriculture and Forestry department, comprehensive C4D Master’s degree offering, university-led internship opportunities, and expert lecturers in the field, UoR is leading the way in facilitating the shaping the next generation of C4D activists. Applying C4D theory

Latin American Association of Radio Education (ALER)

ALER is a popular educational communication network that promotes participation, inclusion, harmonious coexistence with nature; accompanies the peoples in the conquest of rights; works for the democratization of communication and participates in the construction of processes for Good Living. It aims to educate and communicate passion for life and commitment to the happiness of the Latin American people. Humberto Vandenbulcke, President Website: @alerprensa

Confederation of Family Producers' Organizations of Greater Mercosur (COPROFAM)

The Confederation of Family Producers’ Organizations of Greater Mercosur (COPROFAM) is composed of nine national organizations from seven countries. In addition, it comprises another 97 affiliates, including federations and confederations, and 4,750 grassroots organizations (unions, associations and others). In total, COPROFAM represents about 4 million family farmers, peasants and indigenous people. Among its objectives are the representation of the interests of the associated organizations of family farmers, peasants and indigenous

Family Farming of MERCOSUR (REAF) Reunión Especializada en Agricultura Familiar

The Specialized Meeting on Family Farming of MERCOSUR (REAF) is a meeting place for family farmers, rural organizations and institutions in the region, operating since 2004 with the aim of creating a framework of regional public policies for family farming. It is recognized as one of the most dynamic areas of the regional integration process, it has become a forum for discussion and development of policies, solidarity and participatory integration,

Yenkasa Africa

YenKasa Africa is a regional platform promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Farm Radio International (FRI), Digital Green, The Pan-African Farmers’ Organization (PAFO), La Via Campesina (LVC), Plateforme Regionale Des Organisations Paysannes D’afrique Centrale (PROPAC), Réseau des organisations paysannes et de producteurs de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (ROPPA), and the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) to enhance knowledge and experience sharing in communication

Association for Progressive Communications (APC)

APC is an international network of civil society organisations founded in 1990 dedicated to empowering and supporting people working for peace, human rights, development and protection of the environment, through the strategic use of information and communications technologies (ICTs). We work to build a world in which all people have easy, equal and affordable access to the creative potential of ICTs to improve their lives and create more democratic and

Centro Internacional de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación para América Latina (CIESPAL)

The International Center for Higher Communication Studies for Latin America , CIESPAL, is an international organization, created by UNESCO , that promotes the right to communication to democratize society at the regional level. CIESPAL dedicates its efforts to being a center of thought and reflection for communication researchers in Latin America, seeking to train journalists and communication professionals and support communication research in the region. Gissela Davila Cobo, Director General

Confederación de Nacionalidades Indígenas del Ecuador

The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador, CONAIE is an organization that brings together the Nationalities, Peoples, communities, Centers and indigenous Associations of Ecuador. Their mission include strengthening their identity and their forms of social organization; strengthening bilingual intercultural education; fighting for the defense of lands, indigenous territories and natural resources; consolidating the indigenous peoples and nationalities of the country; promoting the exercise of the Collective Rights of Indigenous Peoples