World Radio Day London 2015: Radio and International Development talk Mon, 2015-03-02 12:59

World Radio Day London 2015: Radio and International Development talk

Panel discussion held on World Radio Day, 13th February 2015, at SOAS, University of London, with presentations by:

-Sharath Srinivasan, Center for Governance and Human Rights, University of Cambridge. Public consultation and political participation in Africa using mobile phones and interactive radio.
-Kevin Perkins, Farm Radio International. The work of Farm Radio International, a Canadian NGO with over 30 years of experience providing farming education to rural farmers around the world.
-Will Snell, Development Media International. Preliminary research outcomes from a DMI and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine research project exploring how a radio campaign can help improve child and maternal health in Burkina Faso.
-Daniel Bruce, Internews Europe. The role of radio in emergency and disaster preparation and recovery, and supporting independent media, freedom of information and free expression.

Moderated by Carlos Chirinos, Department of Development Studies, SOAS, University of London.