rural communication

IAMCR 2019 Sets Record-High Attendance

The recently concluded International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Conference on 7-11 July 2019 at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid had its largest conference ever with 1,785 registered participants coming from 83 countries and 5 continents. Most of its participants came from the European Union, but a large number also came from Asia, Central and South America, and North America.  The theme for this year’s conference was “Communication, Technology, and

New IAMCR Working Group on Rural Communication

The new Working Group on Rural Communication (RUC) of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) was launched at the 2018 IAMCR annual conference in Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A. The group is co-chaired by Rico Lie of the Wageningen University and Sarah Cardey of the University of Reading. The working group aims to provide a platform for scholars and professionals working in the field of rural communication. The focus of the working group

faoexpertcons

The Expert Consultation on “Communication for Development: meeting today’s agricultural and rural development challenges” took place in Rome, from 14 to 16 September 2011. It was organized by FAO Office of Knowledge Exchange Research and Extension (OEK) in collaboration with the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD). 32 international specialists, including scholars,

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