Rural reach - sharing and spreading agricultural knowledge
How can the flow of information to, and within rural communities be improved? What kind of information are farmers looking for, and how to ensure that it is comprehensible and specific to their needs? Inappropriate language, technology and lack of investment can all be a barrier to effective communication, but some problems can be overcome, for example by farmers joining together to share information. Four delegates at a pan-African information 'Share Fair' offer their views on better ways to share and spread knowledge in rural areas.
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