Uni of Reading hosts dialogue on Communication for Development

Uni of Reading hosts dialogue on Communication for Development

On July 25, 2016, the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development of the University of Reading and the Participatory Communication Research Section of IAMCR, in association with Grupo Pértiga and the Walker Institute, will host a one-day event about communication for development with renowned international experts.

The one-day event will include three workshops:

1. “Communication for Development Sourcebook“, a new communication for development teaching tool created by the FAO, presented by Mario Acunzo (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)

2. “Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture” (PICSA), a new approach to working with communities to interpret climate data, presented by Dr. Graham Clarkson and Dr. Peter Dorward (University of Reading)  

3. “Latin American studies of communication, media and development: What is that?”, a critical workshop presented by Dr. Florencia Enghel (Stockholm University)

Sarah Cardey (University of Reading) and Elske Van de Fliert (University of Queensland), from the Global Research Initiative on Rural Communication (GRI-RC) will facilitate a critical dialogue about development communication.

The conference will include a keynote speech by Prof. Chris Garforth (University of Reading) about the future of development communication and opportunities for networking and socializing.

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