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Knowledge and information for food security in Africa : from traditional media to the internet

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO). Communication for Development Group
1998

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Discusses in detail the contributions that different communication technologies can make to agricultural knowledge and information for food security. Media discussed are: traditional folk media (song, dance, puppet plays, theatre, storytelling); rural radio, participatory video, and the internet. The possibility of combining methodologies is discussed (eg, traditional storytelling on a radio programme); as is the potential and ramifications of a 'digital divide'

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