Community listeners clubs    

Community listeners clubs

Stepping stones for action in rural areas

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome 2011


This publication summarises the unique experience of the community listeners clubs set up in Niger and the Democratic Republic of Congo by FAO-Dimitra and its partners. These actionbased information and communication processes have proved so successful that Dimitra decided to share the experience.

The first chapter offers a brief overview of the community listeners clubs, their goals and internal functioning and the results achieved. The second chapter tells the story of the listeners clubs in the words of the stakeholders, explaining how they were established in the two countries. The third chapter sets out more practical guidelines on the stages involved in creating community listeners clubs.

Table of Contents



1. Community listeners clubs

    Did you say listeners clubs?
    Why these clubs?
    Their internal organization
    Some results

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2. Live from the listeners clubs

    Democratic Republic of Congo


3. Guidelines for creating
     Community listeners clubs

    Before the creation of listeners clubs
    The creation of listeners clubs
    Listeners clubs in action
    The follow-up of the process
    Community listeners clubs: success factors




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