UNESCO-IPDC Prize for Rural Communication 2012

The IPDC Prize for Rural Communication is awarded every two years to meritorious and innovative initiatives aimed at improving communication for rural communities in developing countries. Co-winners of the 2012 edition are the Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists and the Kenyan Arid Lands Information Network who share the US$ 20,000 Prize. The award ceremony took place on 22 March at UNESCO Headquarters, during the 28th session of the IPDC Council. The

Learning Resources

The mission of the Collaborative Change Communication platform is to facilitate the pooling and sharing of knowledge to strengthen capacities in communication for rural development. CCC repository of learning resources offers a wide range of handbooks and manuals, training modules, case studies and technical papers presenting lessons learned from local and international experiences. Check the latest uploads in our ever-growing list of Learning Materials available for download and browse our

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On December 14 2011, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) awarded Professor Nora Cruz Quebral a honorary doctorate for her “pioneering and continued contribution to the field of development communication”. Professor Cruz-Quebral was the founder and is professor emeritus of the College of Development Communication at the Unviersity of the Philippines Los Baños, Asia’s first faculty for the field. She has worked as consultant with FAO, UNICEF,

Multimedia Gallery

Browse our gallery of videos and presentations on communication for rural development.Would you like to share your multimedia materials on this page? Contact us at info@cccomdev.org or post them in our community! FAO ComDev channel on YouTube {youtubegallery=FAOcomdev,default} Communication for Sustainable Development Initiative channel on YouTube {youtubegallery=csdinitiative,default} Communication at the heart of change  Sustainable development demands that people participate in the debates and decisions that affect their lives. They need to be able

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

sourcebook

Jointly developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the College of Development Communication of the University of the Philippines Los Banos (CDC-UPLB), the Communication for Rural Development Sourcebook compiles a full set of guidelines, methodologies and tips for applying communication to agricultural and rural development initiatives. Who it’s for Communication practitioners, development professionals and field workers engaged in FAO projects and other development initiatives dealing with natural resource

CDC hosts Bangladesh MoA staff for a study tour

The College of Development Communication (CDC) of the University of Los Banos hosted two staff from the Bangladesh Ministry of Agriculture to increase their understanding of rural communication for development in the framework of the FAO project TCP/BGD/3205 on “Enhancing Rural Communication Services for Agricultural Development through Community Rural Radio”. From May 22 to June 2, 2011, they were supported by Dean Cleofe Torres and Prof Maria Stella Tirol in

-test ComDev pioneer Nora Quebral awarded honorary doctorate

On December 14 2011, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) awarded Professor Nora Cruz Quebral a honorary doctorate for her “pioneering and continued contribution to the field of development communication”. Professor Cruz-Quebral was the founder and is professor emeritus of the College of Development Communication at the Unviersity of the Philippines Los Baños, Asia’s first faculty for the field. She has worked as consultant with FAO, UNICEF,

UNESCO-IPDC Prize for Rural Communication 2012

  The IPDC Prize for Rural Communication is awarded every two years to meritorious and innovative initiatives aimed at improving communication for rural communities in developing countries. Co-winners of the 2012 edition are the Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists and the Kenyan Arid Lands Information Network who share the US$ 20,000 Prize. The award ceremony took place on 22 March at UNESCO Headquarters, during the 28th session of the IPDC Council.