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Watch a selection of videos and have a listen to the radio interviews produced with AMISNET during the FCCM! {youtubegallery=PLPgHz0FsIFapwBLQx8E-e0wivL7wRGJ3g,default}   Ajit Maru, GFAR, works to reinforce innovation and technology in critical rural areas. {podcast id=22} Alice Van der Elstraeten, e-Agriculture, FAO, discusses the future perspectives of the FCCM.{podcast id=14} According to Ashish Sen, AMARC India, radio is still the tool which is most effective in reaching rural populations in his country.{podcast id=23} Bruce Girard, Fundación

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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. 


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  

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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

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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