The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations conducted the UNDFF Forum on Inclusive Rural Communication Services on 11 July 2022 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm CET. The three regional communication initiatives namely ComDev Asia, YenKasa Africa and Onda Rural; community media; rural institutions; and family farmer organizations were gathered together to share insights on trends, experiences and appropriation of media and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for family farming.
The Forum was meant to:
• Share the findings and lessons learned of regional consultations regarding the implementation and institutionalization of inclusive RCS.
• Define opportunities, priorities and recommendations for advancing RCS in the context of family farming policies and the UNDFF National Action Plans.
• Agree about activities and next steps to support RCS, to foster collaboration and to enhance capacities in this field.
Watch the live recording of the forum here.