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Is good communication the key to a successful field research?

Although this seems obvious, one must carefully anticipate and avoid improvising in a field mission. Sharing his experience, Obidimma Ezezika, CEO of the African Centre for Innovation and Leadership Development and adjunct Lecturer at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, offers tips and a simple method to learn to communicate in research mission in an article published on SciDev.net.

Africa consultation on ComDev, community media & ICTs for family farming

Now, more than ever, communication and community media are drivers for social change in rural areas, facilitating access to information and encouraging farmer participation in the rural development process.   To help propel family farmers’ voices forward, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) will be hosting a series of regional virtual consultations on their various regionally based platforms.

Community Driven Development through Participatory Farm Radio Campaigns

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

The Transformational Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Africa

The Transformational Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Africa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Linking Agricultural Research for Rural Radio in Africa (LARRRA)

The Linking Agricultural Research and Rural Radio in Africa (LARRRA) project is a collaboration of the University of Guelph, the Developing Countries Farm Radio Network (DCFRN), and the Fund for International Development of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), with national-level partners in Cameroon, Ghana, and Uganda, as well as new activities beginning in several other countries, including Francophone Africa.

ICTs for Agriculture in Africa

Avril 2014

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ICTs for Agriculture in Africa

Family Farming: Regional Perspective on Africa

Francesco Pierri, Family Farming Officer at FAO, explains the importance of small scale and family farming in the region. The International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) was launched as part of a global campaign to reinforce awareness and support for small scale and family farmers around the world. According to FAO, the contributions of these important agricultural producers is critical to the fight against hunger and malnutrition. Both in developing and developed countries, family farming is the predominant form of agriculture in the food production sector. (Interview produced by Sandra Ferrari).

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04:04
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FAO calls for action to accelerate economic transformation and development in Africa

Mr. Bukar Tijani, ADG-FAO Regional Office for Africa states that the future of Africa lies on youth and stresses the importance of young farmers and agri-entreprenor employment for the rural development of Africa. 

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04:18
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