Nda and Ekong (2012) in their article titled “Communicating Climate Change in Africa through the Theatre for Development Process” discussed the value of using theatre for development (or community theatre) in communicating the problem of climate change.
The Simbani News Agency is a good example of an ICT/radio application in support of rural populations that is a joint initiative of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) and FAO.
Amidst declining natural resources for production and the need to enhance livelihoods of those who depend on agriculture, India ventured on maximizing the potent of information communication technologies (ICTs) to address challenges in the agriculture sector. Bhalekar, Ingle, and Pathak (2015) studied some ICT projects on agriculture for rural development in India. Three of these projects focused on promoting agricultural development. Lessons from these studies indicate that ICTs can build up
With the aim of increasing the body of literature on Rural Communication Services (RCS), a group of leading universities in the field of rural communication has partnered with FAO under the umbrella of the Forum on Communication for Development & Community Media for Family Farming (FCCM). The academics involved – from the University of Guelph, University of Reading, Wageningen University, University of the Philippines Los Baños, and the University of Queensland – have
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