ComDev Asia conducts Training on Participatory Video Production and Sharing

ComDev Asia, a regional initiative that promotes Communication for Development (ComDev) in the Asia-Pacific region, held a training on Participatory Video Production and Sharing to enhance the capacities of practitioners, development workers, and family farmers, and their organizations to appropriate and apply basic notions for the participatory use and sharing of video for development purposes.

ComDev Asia Holds Communication Training on DRM for Resilient Agriculture

The ComDev Asia Initiative organized the training-workshop on communication planning for community radio focusing on disaster risk management (DRM) towards resilient family farming and rural livelihoods.  It was held from November 1-3, 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal, with 18 participants representing community radio, community media organizations and farmer groups. Participants came from five South Asian countries, namely: Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Nepal.   As participants themselves acknowledged, the event was


Written by Cleofe Torres, College of Development Communication UPLB Strengthening ComDev capacity of rural actors is one of the FCCM priority areas for action, which runs through all regions in the world. ComDev is seen as a mechanism that can help bring about awareness, sensitization, behaviour change and enhanced capacity in areas related both to family farming and rural development in general.

Webinars on participatory video for social change

A series of online workshops on Participatory Video (PV) will occur from May 2014 to January 2015, organized by Open University (UK), InsightShare, Web Gathering and Open Cinema.  The events encourage the participation of researchers, activists and development workers to explore avenues for improving collective practice in PV for social change. The aim is to enrich networks and build greater quality, ethical practice and effective training in PV. In these sessions, the


The Asia-Pacific Development Communication Centre (ADCC) in Bangkok, Thailand, offers a Communication for Development (C4D) course from 24 June to 05 July 2013 and from 21 October to 01 November 2013. This 10-days course is intended to clarify the concepts of C4D with emphasis on how cultural, social, economic and political factors influence the individual’s choices and behaviour in relation to health, prevention of diseases and health seeking behaviours. Learning Objectives Describe various components of Communication