AMARC ALC at the Second Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD2)Published by Anonymous on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 15:08
Montreal, November 2th, 2012. AMARC ALC covered the GCARD2 conference with reports and interviews in spanish, emphasizing on the rural agriculture. From October 29th to November 2th, spécialists, NGO's and government representatives come together to discust the best practices in agriculture.
We encourage you to rebroadcast the reports to your communities. Please visit our website http://www2.amarc.org/?q=node/897 for downloading the programs.
The objective of the GCARD II is to take stock of progress and lessons from experiences in developing and strengthening collaborative actions to transform innovation processes towards achieving large scale development impacts, in particular on the livelihoods of resource poor smallholder farmers.
Through service to members, networking and project implementation, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters AMARC, brings together a network of more than 4,000 community radios, Federations and community media stakeholders in more than 130 countries. The main global impact of AMARC since its creation in 1983, has been to accompany and support the establishment of a worldwide community radio sector that has democratized the media sector. AMARC advocates for the right to communicate at the international, national, local and neighborhood levels and defends and promotes the interests of the community radio movement through solidarity, networking and Cooperation. For further information visit http://www.amarc.org