Television facilitates local sharing of information and ideas. Telecentres are not only a way to provide simple, single-point access to external information and services, but also a facility for local residents and groups to organize town meetings, video conferences and technology training to address local development needs.

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Honduras: production team filming for a training video to be shown to small-scale farmers
FAO photo by C. Sanchez

More photos in this series:
  • Madagascar: villagers being interviewed for a rural radio programme
  • Cape Verde: placard urging people not to waste drinking-water
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