A compendium of regional perspectives in communication for development.
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Published by Research and Extension Division, Natural Resources and Environment Dept., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English


  • Communication in economic development.

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This compendium presents the findings of a series of regional studies, consultations and workshops organized by FAO in preparation for the World Congress on Communication for Development (Rome, October 2007). The compendium serves as a reference document and compares present trends, experiences and challenges in communication for development across regions, and projects. It focuses on the applications of communication methods and media, particularly in the field of food security, natural resources management and rural development, with a view for offering new directions for mainstreaming communication for development in different regions and for fostering new partnerships.--Publisher"s description.

Edition Notes

Other titlesRegional perspectives in communication for development
ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Research and Extension Division.
LC ClassificationsHD76 .C656 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 38 p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22688646M
ISBN 10925105889X
ISBN 109789251058893
LC Control Number2008456514

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