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Author: Elaine Bratic Arkin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: work, rev, programs, communication, health, making
Number of Pages: 262
Published: 2009-05-01
ISBN-10: 143791263X
ISBN-13: 9781437912630

A revision of the original żMaking Health Communication Programs Work,ż first printed in 1989, which the Nat. Cancer Inst. (NCI) developed to guide communication program planning. During the 25 years that NCI has been involved in health communication, ongoing evaluation of their communication programs has affirmed the value of using specific communication strategies to promote health and prevent disease. Research and practice continue to expand the NCIżs understanding of the principles and techniques that provide a sound foundation for successful health communication programs. This revision

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: communication, development, roundtable, papers, selected, sustainable
Number of Pages: 136
Published: 2007-12-31
ISBN-10: 9251058830
ISBN-13: 9789251058831

Communication for Development is about dialogue, participation and the sharing of knowledge and information among people and institutions. The 9th UN Roundtable (Rome, September 2004), focused on "Communication and sustainable development" and addressed three key inter-related themes that are central to this issue: Communication in Research, Extension and Education; Communication for Natural Resource Management; and Communication for isolated and Marginalized Groups. The selection of key note papers presented in this publication offers views and perspectives that contribute to these themes.--P

Author: David D. Acker
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: effective, management, element, vital, communication, skill
Number of Pages: 142
Published: 1992-04
ISBN-10: 1568061897
ISBN-13: 9781568061894

Covers 6 essential skills: writing, speaking, audio and video presentation, non-verbal communication, listening and reading. Also includes: importance of questions, communication barriers, communicating within the organization, conducting successful meetings, communicating effectively as a manager, and the role of technology in communication. Includes 19th century woodcut illustrations.

Author: Communication Initiative (Organization)
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: challenges, way, forward, lessons, development, congress, communication, world
Number of Pages: 352
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0821371371
ISBN-13: 9780821371374

The first World Congress on Communication for Development, held in October 2006 in Rome, was an unprecedented opportunity for dialogue among three key stakeholders who rarely interact: policy makers, practitioners, and academicians. It aimed to highlight the necessity of incorporating Communication for Development into development policies and practices.Communication for Development is a multidisciplinary area of study and work that is based on two-way models of communication, going beyond diffusion and dissemination of information. Its functions range from engaging stakeholders in problem ana

Author: Nobuya Inagaki
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: trends, empirical, research, recent, development, impact, communication, communicating
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2007-07
ISBN-10: 0821371673
ISBN-13: 9780821371671

This book is a peer review of journals addressing the issue of the impact of development communication in a number of development projects and programs. It provides an overview of this discipline and then discusses the evidence about the impact of development communication according to a typology developed on the basis of the articles reviewed. This study is part of the wider process that provided support to the first Congress on Communication for Development, and that took place in Rome on October 2006.

Author: Chike Anyaegbunam
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: people, handbook, starting, appraisal, rural, communication, participatory
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9251052514
ISBN-13: 9789251052518

This handbook sets out a step-by-step procedure for planning and conducting evaluation of communication programmes with communities in a participatory way, in order to design effective communication for development programmes and initiatives. It can be used as a reference guide for conducting participatory rural communication appraisal (PRCA) in the field as well as a training guide for capacity building. It actively involves people in the research process to ensure that communication for development programmes are effective and relevant to their needs and preferences.

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: development, communication, perspectives, regional, compendium
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2007-12-31
ISBN-10: 925105889X
ISBN-13: 9789251058893

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 commu
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