Communication for Rural Development E-Learning course

Communication for Rural Development E-Learning course

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This course is meant to enable development and communication professionals to design and implement rural communication strategies combining participatory methods with communication processes, media and tools best suited for a specific situation.

Duration: 5 hours Publication Date: July 2016

The course primarily addresses field workers, community leaders, development and communication professionals who need to enhance their skills in designing and implementing participatory communication strategies and services. It also provides practical orientation for managers who are willing to include communication activities in agricultural and rural development programs.

You will learn about:
Identifying the phases and steps in communication planning for development
Conducting situational analysis and participatory communication appraisal in the field
Developing a workable communication strategy and plan of action
Facilitating multistakeholder dialogue and collaboration to successfully implement ComDev activities
Designing, pre-testing, producing and using multimedia ComDev materials
Assessing the results of ComDev initiatives and promoting long-term sustainability
Understanding ComDev as it applies to agriculture and rural development issues

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System Requirements
The online version of this course runs on the main web browsers. Preferably you should use Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome and Firefox.

The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

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