Radio and video are excellent ways of using ICTs for sharing experiences and good practices from projects in agriculture, forestry, fisheries or rural development with a large audience, and illiterate people. Audiovisual material can describe and illustrate a good practice and transfer information in a very effective way, showing step-by-step what the experience is about. Audiovisual material can also be used for training beneficiaries of initiatives. In rural areas, illiteracy often remains high and bringing together moving images and sound is often the best way to enable farmers to learn about new techniques.
Many projects use participatory audiovisual techniques, working directly with the beneficiaries to produce the audiovisual material. This allows the participants to get used to the new technologies and learn how to use them in their day to day lives. At the same time participatory audiovisual techniques ensure that the audiovisual product corresponds to the needs of the target group and improves the recognisability among the target audience.
This audiovisual page brings together different types of audiovisual material from different projects. If you would like to suggest a new audiovisual product for this page, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Members can post their own audiovisual products, using the Audiovisual topic tag. For more information on how to publish content check the HELP-page.
e-Agriculture has selected audiovisual providers related to the use of ICTs and to agriculture.
Featured Audiovisual providers
Access Agriculture is an international NGO which showcases agricultural training videos in local languages. The platform is designed for agricultural R&D staff, service providers, extension agents, communication professionals and representatives of farmer organisations to see what training videos are available and request new language versions. The videos are all designed to support sustainable agriculture in developing countries.
Agribusiness TV is a web TV whose mission is to use video as a promotional tool and (re)valorisation of the agricultural sector to young eyes, showing the successful course of young agricultural entrepreneurs and their innovations in Africa.
Agritools is a research journalism project that aims to understand how ICTs are transforming agriculture, fishing, and livestock in Africa. Their research videos showcase successful stories on the use of ICTs in agriculture and highlight the factors that lead them to succeed.
The "AgTalks: Cultivating Change" YouTube Channel by IFAD TV presents prominent and emerging thought leaders sharing their insights and views on how to address the challenge of feeding an expanding global population at a time when many of the family farms that grow 80 percent of food in developing countries are faced with enormous obstacles.
The Alimenterre website, a resource platform on sustainable family farming, is led by the French Committee for International Solidarity (CFSI). The CFSI is an association of 23 organisations that share the same vision of international solidarity. It includes development NGOs, organisations with ties to local authorities, and labour organisations. The Alimenterre web resource center offers a film library concerning agriculture and food issues.
Digital Green is a not-for-profit international development organization which brings together technology and social organisations to improve agriculture, health and nutrition across South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Digital Green builds innovative platforms to enable rural communities to create and share videos for wider adoption of locally relevant practices. On this platform you will find the videos created by the rural communities themselves.
FAO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. The FAO Audio & Video page is an online catalogue of audio and video material which can be searched by free text, month, year, topic, country and language.
FAO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. In this channel you will find interviews, FAO corporate videos and videos sorted by thematic areas (forestry, fisheries, etc.)
Farm Radio International is a Canadian charity working with more than 500 radio partners in 38 African countries to fight poverty and food insecurity. Farm Radio International helps African radio broadcasters meet the needs of local small-scale farmers and their families in rural communities. On this website you will find radio scripts and e-Courses.
The World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The videos you will find here are sorted in different channels: “Latest releases”, “Aid professionals”, “Celebrities”, “Focus on Women”, “Get Involved”, “Hunger Feed”, “Stories”, “WFP in Action” and “On the road”.