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  • INSIDE AFRICA: Nutrition For Growth - Farm Radio Malawi

    More than ever, farmers, and female farmers in particular, need access to relevant agricultural information to help them plan for and cope with change and to meet the nutrition and food security needs of their families and communities. Further, it is important that farmers have a stronger voice in directing future agricultural research and policies so that they are more demand driven.

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  • Radio Jamana - Mali

    The word means Jamana in several Malian national languages ​​the country. Jamana FM radio stations broadcast programs developed with rural communities. These relate to agro-pastoral activities and rural development (agriculture, livestock, farming and marketing) 
    Rural radio JAMANA aims to enhance the knowledge of rural populations, allow knowlege sharing and promote rural development.

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  • Baguiné Rural Radio - Mali

    Radio host Moussa Guindo describes the impact Baguiné Rural Radio has had on the community in Bandiagara, Mali. Guindo explains that historically residents were cautious towards interacting with people outside of their family resulting in communication barriers. Thanks to rural radio residents have begun to cooperate and share land knowledge and farming practices.

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  • Uyesu Rural Radio - Mali

    Interview with Rural Community Radio Director Fatogoma Sarré. Uyesu Rural Radio's mission is to "raise peoples' awareness, educate, inform, and entertain them" in Koutiala, Mali. Through field visits the station reports on the activities of farmers, breeders and fishermen while promoting local language and culture. 

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  • Radio Bamakan - Mali

    Radio Bamakan rural radio project coordinator, Ngolo Koulibaly, discusses the impact of community radio in Bamako, Mali. In order to avoid detection from authorities Radio Bamakan originally operated as an underground radio programme that was broadcasted in short segments from different locations. Today it is an established programme that records in the studio and conducts interviews on the ground. It has become an essential news and agriculture resource for the community reaching a wide network of residents and facilitating communication.

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The following videos show community radio and participatory video projects based on ComDev methodologies accomplished in Africa. These informative videos demonstrate the effectiveness of participatory communication for rural development. The videos include as well a number of communication experts consultations (2006) that evidence the central role of communication for development in promoting rural development and eradicating food insecurity.