Call for papers: ADCEP 2018 1st International Conference

The Association of Development Communication Educators and Practitioners (ADCEP) of the Philippines enjoins everyone to join their first International Conference with a theme, “DEVCOM in Borderless Societies” to be held on 29 November to 2 December 2018 at the University of the Philippines Los Baños. This year’s conference will tackle the following sub-themes: Capacitating new media for development DevCom in a neo liberal world DevCom in emerging gender fluid society

UPLB Devcom students take FAO e-learning course

To further enhance their knowledge and skills in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of distance learning systems for various stakeholders, senior BS Development Communication (BSDC) students of the University of the Philippines Los Baños participated in the FAO e-learning course on Communication for Rural Development. As part of the requirements in their DEVC 145 course (Distance Learning Systems in Development) for Academic Year 2017-2018, BSDC students are expected to

Call for Papers: 7th ADCEP National Conference

The Association of Development Communication Educators and Practitioners (ADCEP) will hold its 7th National Conference with the theme “Trajectories of Development Communication” on 30 November to 2 December 2017 at the West Visayas State University, Iloilo City, Philippines. In line with this, ADCEP invites everyone from the academe, research, extension, government, and non-government organizations, the business sector and civil societies to submit research papers on the following sub-themes: Food Security

Dr. Manyozo visits UPLB

Dr. Linje Manyozo will be visiting the University of the Philippines Los Banos-College of Development Communication (UPLB-CDC) on 28-29 November where he will be having two speaking engagements with the faculty and students. On 28 November, Monday, he will give a talk on “Pedagogy of Listening” at 4:00 pm, Lecturing Room 1, UPLB-CDC. This will also be broadcasted via livestreaming and liveblogging. Meanwhile, Dr. Manyozo was also invited by SEARCA to speak

E-learning course on Communication for Rural Development

The e-learning Course on Communication for Rural Development aims to guide users in designing and implementing communication strategies for agricultural and rural development initiatives, combining participatory methods with communication processes, media and tools, ranging from community media to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), best suited for a specific context. The e-learning course is based on the Communication for Rural Development Sourcebook published in 2014 by FAO and the College of Development Communication, University of the Philippines Los

FCCM report: Rural Communication Services for Family Farming

The Final Report of the Forum on Communication for Development and Community Media for Family Farming (FCCM) is now available under the title: Rural Communication Services for Family Farming: Contributions, Evidence and Perspectives. Organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), the Forum was convened from 23-24 October 2014 in the FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy.

FAO launches e-learning course on Communication for Rural Development

FAO is pleased to announce the launch of its e-learning course on Communication for Rural Development! By promoting training in ComDev, FAO hopes to continue building capacity in the use of participatory approaches to address the knowledge and information needs of rural stakeholders and to facilitate their active involvement in development initiatives.   Communication for Development (ComDev) has proven to be a key element in improving the effectiveness and sustainability of development

CDCEPP 5th National Conference

The Consortium of Development Communication Educators & Practitioners in the Philippines will hold its 5th National Conference from 3-5 December 2015 at Central Mindanao University. CDCEPP is a SEC-registered professional organization of Filipinos who are committed to “promote the ideals of development communication as a field of study and practice which contributes to community development and nation-building through meaningful and relevant communication” and “work together with shared dreams for the nation

-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,