Rural Networks

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Rural Networks
Rural Networks

Goals

To enhance information on agriculture related issues and professional prospect aimed at young people from rural region by promoting the development of media content and improving the capacity of professional journalists and students to cover these topics.
315 K
24months
30Trained professionnals

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Presentation

As the mainstay of the country's economy, agriculture has been identified by the Cambodian government as one of the four development priorities. Rural populations, affected as they are by the impact of global warming, need to adapt and to develop new agricultural techniques.

Rural Connections aims to improve the information available to these populations – and to young people in particular – in the areas of agriculture and sustainable development by improving the capacity of journalists and journalism students to cover such topics and by promoting the production and dissemination of content, especially via radio stations, online videos and social media.

Revamped and better quality information will serve to provide young people living in rural areas with new prospects within their communities, in particular by encouraging the development of emerging initiatives in agroecology, a promising avenue in terms of income, health and autonomy.

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Rural Networks
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Journalists must build a bridge between producers and consumers.
Paritta Wangkiat, environmental journalist at the Bangkok Post

Project beneficiaries

  • Around one hundred media professionals, drawn especially from local media outlets or outlets specialising in the coverage of rural and social issues.
  • Around thirty journalism students.

Actions

Initial forum devoted to the media treatment of rural, agricultural and environmental issues

Assessment of the current situation, solutions and overview of the Rural Connections project.

Cambodia: how can we develop rural information in the media?

November 26, 2018

Development of a specific training module

This extramural training module focused on journalistic coverage of these topics will provide an opportunity for participants to immerse themselves in a rural environment, the aim being to facilitate practical applications.

All on board for an environmental journalism training course in Cambodia

March 19, 2019

Development of a specialist training programme

Development of expertise among professional journalists, whether from the provinces or Phnom Penh, on specific topics (agriculture, climate, the environment, etc.).

Provision of support to a media outlet

Over the course of 18 months, provision of support to news pure player Thmeythmey.com in developing and structuring new content covering agriculture and related issues for the residents of rural areas.

Thmey Thmey at the forefront of the Cambodian media

September 6, 2018

Promoting local news in Cambodia

September 14, 2018

Provision of support to local and national media outlets in developing investigations

Following a call for applications to select media outlets or journalists, provision of support by an expert over a period of 6 months to assist with choosing topics of investigation and their coverage, with a particular emphasis on improving their ability to use data journalism tools.

Provision of support to journalists in the field

Provision of support to journalists at the next Siem Reap agricultural fair to cover the event and during field trips and visits to agroecological farms or other innovative projects, the aim being for Cambodian media professionals to immerse themselves in real-life situations and improve their knowledge of rural topics, environmental issues and innovative initiatives in agriculture.

Covering agricultural stories in Cambodia

November 30, 2018

Support for content creation projects

Aimed at young people, the fun and informative content on agriculture created as part of this project will be disseminated for the most part on social media, thanks in particular to the Cambodian NGO Khmer Youth Association (KYA). Its aim will be to promote positive solutions and initiatives.

Developing inspirational content for young people in rural areas

November 30, 2018

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CFImedias

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David Hivet

[#ConnexionsRurales?] "Promoting local #news in #Cambodia" Journalists from the news #pureplayer@thmeythmey were… https://t.co/KI27RpwdJJ
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CFImedias

RT @CFImedias: [#ConnexionsRurales?] "Promouvoir l’#information locale au #Cambodge" Des journalistes du #pureplayer d'information @thmeyt…
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Thmey Thmey

RT @CFImedias: [ ?️ #ConnexionsRurales ] 17 young journalists embarked on a boat on the #Mekong River to train in environmental journalism…
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David Hivet

RT @CFImedias: [? #ConnexionsRurales] 17 jeunes journalistes ont embarqué sur un bateau sur le fleuve du #Mékong pour se former au journali…
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David Hivet

RT @Gret_ONG: ??Au #Cambodge, @Gret_ONG a initié un partenariat avec @CFImedias dans la mise en œuvre du programme #ConnexionsRurales visan…
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David Hivet

? #Cambodge : comment développer l’#information rurale dans les #médias ? ? Lancement du projet #ConnexionsRuraleshttps://t.co/b42cHG5en7
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CFImedias

RT @CFImedias: [#ConnexionsRurales?] "Promoting local #news in #Cambodia" Journalists from the news #pureplayer@thmeythmey were taught ho…
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Sao Phal Niseiy

RT @CFImedias: [#ConnexionsRurales?] "Promouvoir l’#information locale au #Cambodge" Des journalistes du #pureplayer d'information @thmeyt…
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Florence Minery

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CFImedias

[ ?️ #ConnexionsRurales ] 17 young journalists embarked on a boat on the #Mekong River to train in environmental j… https://t.co/d4olhr1D9A
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CFImedias

RT @CFImedias: [? #ConnexionsRurales] 17 jeunes journalistes ont embarqué sur un bateau sur le fleuve du #Mékong pour se former au journali…
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Oke Djahou Sabin

[#CONNEXIONSRURALES] ? Une quinzaine de journalistes cambodgiens initiés au journalisme scientifique autour des thé… https://t.co/PPh9jHtVK4
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CFImedias

RT @Gret_ONG: ??Au #Cambodge, @Gret_ONG a initié un partenariat avec @CFImedias dans la mise en œuvre du programme #ConnexionsRurales visan…
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CFImedias

RT @CFImedias: [#ConnexionsRurales?] "Promoting local #news in #Cambodia" Journalists from the news #pureplayer@thmeythmey were taught ho…
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Thmey Thmey

RT @CFImedias: [#ConnexionsRurales?] "Promouvoir l’#information locale au #Cambodge" Des journalistes du #pureplayer d'information @thmeyt…