Support mission to CORAF on Communication for Development (ComDev) by FAO

From 13–14 May 2015, an expert from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Communication department carried out a support mission at the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) based in Dakar Senegal.

During two days, Riccardo del Castello, Communication for Development officer at the FAO has worked with Dr Anatole KONE, Information and Communication Manager with all the department team of CORAF/WECARD to provide develop a communication for development – (ComDev) strategy for the  the West African Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP) of CORAF/WECARD.

The new communication for development strategy will help CORAF/WECARD to Develop strategies to support WAAPP through extension with high impact technologies, link up with farmers through sensitization campaigns and to identify alternative means for technologies dissemination to illiterate audiences in West and Central Africa.

The mission was carried out within the fr