The Design and Implementation of National Information and Communication Policies for Sustainable Development in Africa: Issues and Approaches


Communication for Development - Manual 4
A Bilingual Regional Workshop

Methodologies for Designing and Implementing Multimedia Communication Strategies and National Communication Policies
Niamey, Niger 1-5 April 2002





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The Communication for Development Group
Extension, Education and Communication Service
Research, Extension and Training Division
Sustainable Development Department

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Foreword

General introduction

Introduction: Information, Communication and Development

Rationale: Why do we need an Information and Communication Policy?

Dimensions of an Information and Communication Policy

Objectives of a National Information and Communication Policy

Development Support Communication: DSC

Steps in the Design and Implementation of a National Communication for Development Policy

Design Phase
Implementation Phase

Bibliography