Communication for development Knowledge

Posted September 1996

The Internet and Rural Development: Recommendations for Strategy and Activity

Bibliography and Related Resources


Introduction | Table of Contents | Executive Summary | Preface/Acknowledgements | Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Project suggestions | Bibliography/Resources | WWW sites | Glossary


Adams, Lishan
1996 "Africa on the Line?" "Ceres",The FAO Review, No. 158 - March-April 1996

African Networking Initiative
Study on the current and planned activities of development assistance agencies with respect to networking in Africa, November, 1995
http://www.idsc.gov.eg/aii/sotc.htm

Bruner, Jake; Villasenor, Tony; Cochrane, Jeff; Asoh, Derek Ajesam
1996 "Internet in Central Africa: Issues and Opportunities" unpublished paper presented at the first meeting of the Regional Environmental Information Management Project, Yaounde, February 5-7, 1996.

Chambers, Robert and Guijt, Irene
1996 "PRA - five years later: Where are we now?" World Wide Web publication of the Forest Trees and People Network - http://treesandpeople.irdc.slu.se/welcome.html - of the International Development Research Centre (http://www.idrc.ca), the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU),Uppsala, Sweden (http://www.slu.se/), and the Community Forestry Unit (http://www.fao.org/waicent/forestry.htm), Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO).
http://treesandpeople.irdc.slu.se/newsl/26chambe.htm

FAO
1989 "Guidelines on Communication for Rural Development: A brief for development planners and project formulators", Communication for Development, Research, Extension and Training Division, Sustainable Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Email SD-Dimensions@fao.org for further information.

FAO
1990a "Communication Strategies for Rural Development: A case study of the use of campaigns in Lesotho" Communicaton for Development, Research, Extension and Training Division, Sustainable Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Email SD-Dimensions@fao.org for further information.

FAO
1990b "Towards Putting Farmers in Control: A second case study of the rural communication system for development in Mexico's tropical wetlands" Communicaton for Development, Research, Extension and Training Division, Sustainable Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Email SD-Dimensions@fao.org for further information.

FAO
1994 "Applying DSC Methodologies to Population Issues: A case study in Malawi" Communicaton for Development, Research, Extension and Training Division, Sustainable Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Email SD-Dimensions@fao.org for further information.

FAO
1995a "Farmer-first Approaches to Communicaton: A case study from the Phillippines" Communicaton for Development, Research, Extension and Training Division, Sustainable Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Email SD-Dimensions@fao.org for further information.

FAO
1995b "Understanding Farmers' Communication Networks: An experience in the Phillipines" Communicaton for Development, Research, Extension and Training Division, Sustainable Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Email SD-Dimensions@fao.org for further information.

FAO
1996a "Communicaton for Development" unpublished discussion paper. Communicaton for Development, Research, Extension and Training Division, Sustainable Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Email SD-Dimensions@fao.org for further information.

FAO
1996b "Communication for Development in Latin America: a regional experience: GCP/RLA/114/ITA" unpublished project report document. Communicaton for Development, Research, Extension and Training Division, Sustainable Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Email SD-Dimensions@fao.org for further information.

Fraser, Colin
1996 Forthcoming - "Information as a Valued Farm Input: A Pilot Experience in Sonora, Mexico. Communicaton for Development, Research, Extension and Training Division, Sustainable Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Email SD-Dimensions@fao.org for further information.

Hegener,Michiel
1996 "Telecommunications in Africa -via the Internet in Particular" http://www.tool.nl/~toolnet/africa.html

Holderness, Mike
1996 "A promising solution fraught with peril" "Ceres",The FAO Review, No. 158 - March-April 1996

Hudson, Heather
1996 "Economic and Social Benefits of Rural Telecommunications: A Report to the World Bank" unpublished report, World Bank, Washington, DC, March, 1995.

International Development Research Centre (http://www.idrc.ca)
1996 "Communities and the Information Society in Africa" unpublished discussion paper. Email Robert Valantin (Rvalantin@idrc.ca) for further information

Inter-parliamentary Conference on Education, Science, Culture and Communication on the Eve of the 21st Century (Paris, 3-6 June 1996)
1996 Unpublished draft version of the final document of the conference.
http://www.isn.ethz.ch/ipu/

Inyang, Samuel
1996 "Stuck in the Ruts on the Information Superhighway" "Ceres",The FAO Review, No. 158 - March-April 1996

Negroponte, Nicholas
1995 Being Digital. Hodder & Stoughton, UK.
http://www.u-net.com/hodder/book.htm

Ontario Federation of Agriculture
1996 "Survey of Rural Economic Development Officers" unpublished paper presented to the Ontario Agriculture Electronic Communications Working Group, January, 1995.
http://www.tdg.ca/ontag/ecwg.html

Richardson, Don
1995 "Community Electronic Networks: Sharing Lessons Learned in Canada with Our African Colleagues," unpublished paper presented to the MacBride Roundtable on Communication: Africa and the Information Highway, Tunis, Tunisia, March 16th, 1995.
http://tdg.uoguelph.ca/~drichard

Richardson, Don
1996 "From the Ground Up: How a Community Development Approach Helped Build the Welllington County Free Space Community Network in Ontario, Canada," Proceedings of the 6th Annual Computers in Agriculture Conference, Cancun, Mexico, June, 1996 (http://www.agen.ufl.edu/~fzazueta/). American Association of Agricultural Engineers.
http://tdg.uoguelph.ca/~drichard


Rico-Mora, Tomas N. (T.RicoMora@ifad.org)
1996 "Internet-Based Telecommunications and the Rural Poor in Less-Industrialised Countries" (http://www.vita.org/technet/cccarch/0066.html), as part of the electronic conference "TechNet Think Tank on Rural Community-Based Communication Centres" (http://www.vita.org/technet).

Rivera, William
1996 "Agricultural extension in transition worldwide: structural, financial and managerial strategies for improving agricultural extension," Public Administration and Development, Vol. 16, 868.1-11

Rush, Thomas
1996 "G-134 VSATs: A Resurging Opportunity for the Fading Satellite Industry" http://www.vyne.com/bcc/communications/G134.html

Woods, Bernard
1996 "A Public Good, a Private Responsibility", "Ceres",The FAO Review, No. 158 - March-April 1996

World Bank
1995 "Harnessing Information for Development: A Proposal for a World Bank Group Vision and Strategy" by Eduardo Talero and Philip Gaudette. Email Eduarto Talero for further information - etalero@worldbank.org
http://www.worldbank.org/html/fpd/harnessing/



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