The 14th Brussels Development Briefing took place on 12th October 2009 (14h30-18h30) on “The role of Media in Rural Development”. This Briefing examined the need to mainstream media in development and increase donor’s attention to media as well as the challenges the journalists and media specialists face when addressing agricultural and rural development issues in their work. The participants tried to find more on how media can better serve rural communities in ACP countries. This Briefing is part of the 25th Anniversary events of CTA. Prominent policy-makers and media specialists shared their experience and views on these issues.

New! on the subject of “Media and Rural Development”

Programme and note


Biodata of speakers and discussants

Final overview Report of the e-discussion

List of participants


Video material

Report of the Briefing

Interviews of participants

Evaluation forms

Visit the CTA Annual Seminar Website 2009 on the “Role of the media in agricultural development in ACP countries”

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