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Asia-Pacific regional ComDev training for family farming

An Asia-Pacific Regional Training on Communication for Development planning and implementation to advance family farming and sustainable rural development was conducted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the University of the Philippines Los Banos-College of Development Communication (UPLB-CDC) in coordination with the Kasetsart University last 5-8 December 2016 at the KU Home, Bangkok, Thailand. The training aimed to enable project personnel, development workers, representatives of farmer organizations, and community

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Our mission CCComDev serves as a hub for knowledge sharing on communication applied to agriculture and rural development issues such as family farming, climate change, food security, natural resources management, disaster risk management.  By fostering the exchange of ComDev experiences, methodologies and policy options, we aim to develop communication capacities, build online and offline networks, and strengthen partnerships.  We strive to involve different actors – ranging from farmer, civil society and indigenous people organizations


Collaborative Change Communication is an initiative aimed at sharing knowledge and increasing learning opportunities and collaboration in the area of communication for rural development.  CCComDev aims to create a global community of practice and strengthen partnerships among a variety of rural actors including farmer organizations, community media, rural institutions, universities, research organizations, and development and communication practitioners. Communication for Rural Development “Communication for Development (ComDev) is a social process based

Objectives of Collaborative Change Communication

Collaborative Change Communication responds to the need for increased learning and networking opportunities among communication practitioners and development workers in developing countries and globally. Background The World Congress on Communication for Development and the 11th UN Roundtable strongly recommended that “ComDev capacity be strengthened within countries and organizations at all levels, including local communities and field practitioners.” More recently the FAO Expert Consultation on Communication for Development recognized how this