Conference Reports, papers related to C4D

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01-Jul-1977 La Ruralizacion de Piaget. Short report by Orlando Lugo, UNICEF, Lima, Peru. Education for development; Nursery schools; Malnutrition; Peru; Programme support communications 2 pp
Anastasio Mamane Diaz worked with children up to five years old in the local Wawa-Wasi (Quecha for nursery school) in Pune, Peru, applying the theories of Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget. He was congratulated by a local school teacher, who found the children under his care were better prepared when they started school: less timid and more skilful than other children.
The original report also contained photos, of which the file only contains some faded xerox copies (not scanned) representing pre-school children and their teacher in the Wawa-Wasi nursery school.
28-Sep-1977 PSC. Lesotho & Swaziland. Tour report by M. Bryan, 8-28 September 1977 Basic services; Health education; Child health; Lesotho; Swaziland; Communication for development; Programme support communications; Communication for social change 10 pp
Lesotho. The report outlines the general conditions of the country, accounts for a field visit, including the Lesotho Long Distance Teaching Center, and remarks on the Government ministries for Agricultural Information, Health Education, as well as the National Teachers Training College. A central communications unit had been discussed with officials.
Swaziland. This part of the report covers, Self-Help housing project in Mbabane; nutrition education; broadcasting; visits to the Ministries of Health Education and Agriculture. The report notes that PSC was entering a more productive phase in Swaziland, and makes recommendations as to what assistance/equipment UNICEF could best provide for the different Government departments and other `organizations.

01-Jul-1978 Popular Participation and Basic Services - Tanzania Experience. Historical/political analysis by RRN Tuluhungwa, UNICEF EARO, Nairobi, and Scholastica. Kimaryo, IYC Executive Secretary, UNICEF, Dar-es-Salaam Community participation; Social development; Africa; Tanzania; Programme support communications; Communication for social change 51 pp
Paper presented at the IYC Symposium Task Force Meeting, 28 August - 1 September 1978, UNICEF Eastern Africa Regional Office, Nairobi. The paper dicusses popular participation in development in Tanzania; local government in Tanzania; basic services; the ujamaa concept and its implementation; education for development; community schools; women in Tanzania; communication; political education and leadership; and the role of radio campaigns.
Pp 33-42 have been renumbered to 1-10; possibly these were used as a separate speech.
20-Oct-1978 PSC. Korea. Methods and Training Content for the Rural Nutrition Improvement Institute, paper presented by Jose C. Manduley, PSC Officer, UNICEF, Seoul, Korea Training methods; Nutrition education; Korea DPR; Communication for development; Communication for social change 26 pp
The report emphasizes the importance of projects that propagate health education information, help improve diet among villagers, implement new agricultural practices, also contribute to raising living standards and facilitate the mobilization and integration of rural villagers so that they can play an enhanced role in national development. The slideshow "What is PSC?" is shown as part of the report. The report also accounts for the 4 major PSC workshops held during 1978. JCM had been successful at inviting government officials of different levels -- which is not done in Korea -- but the officials enjoyed meeting each other and had a good exchange of views.

10-Nov-1978 Mass Education and Community Participation Project. Report on a UNICEF project in Mozambique by RRN Tuluhungwa Community participation; Mass communication; Mozambique The report accounts for the first phase of the project and draws up recommendations for a sequel, a phase II of the project. CF-RAI-USAA-PD-GEN-2007-000245
25-Nov-1978 Integrated Regional Communications (PSC) Programme for Basic Services. Paper on UNICEF's Programme in Tanzania by RRN Tuluhungwa, UNICEF EARO, Nairobi Basic services; Tanzania; Programme support communications; Communication for social change; Communication strategy 19 pp
The paper lays out the scope and purposes of UNICEF's assistance Tanzania, in the regions of Morogoro, Irniga, Ruvuma and Mtwara, calling for an integrated communication strategy, aimed at bringing farmers and rural development agents together as equal partners. Outlines general objectives, plan of operation at regional and district levels, budgets for four projects:
Training in communication and basic services;
Training of communications officers;
Setting up of three technical mobile service units; and
Mobile communications units.
Budgets and equipment requirements, as well as training seminars, are projected for three years.
01-Feb-1979 Report to UNICEF on project support communication activities 1974-1978 in the UNICEF Nepal country programme. Consultancy report by Fred Reed, February 1979 Evaluation; Advocacy; Nepal; Programme support communications; Communication for social change; Behavior change communication; Communication for social development 47 pp. The report analyses progress made in Nepal with respect to programme support communications. Conclusions include that UNICEF's PSC programme has moved vigorously to develop a variety of materials useful to UNICEF both in Nepal and in the rest of the world. Nepalese agencies have begun to understand the need for communication materials, and have begun to include communication in their own programme planning. The PSC work in Nepal has developed pretesting techniques and trained numerous Nepalese officials. The PSC programme in Nepal has been of substantial use in the advocacy programmes for women and children. CF-RAI-USAA-PD-GEN-2007-000251
14-May-1979 Large-scale audiovisual capacity-building for rural development in Peru (1979) report on FAO project with related correspondence between Dr. JM Gurney, FAO, Geneva and Dr. Aquino del Puerto, OPS/OMS, Lima, Peru FAO; Rural development; Television; Communication for development 22 pp. Report of mid-term review of FAO project (1979) on large-scale audiovisual capacity building for rural development in Peru: details on project, achievements, difficulties, staffing, counterpart agencies (CENCIRA, CEPAC), equipment, etc.The project concentrates on farmer training through audiovisual means. Peru became the only country in the world this type of farmer training. The project uses "shuttle circuit TV", with information being transmitted both by the Ministry of Agriculture (e.g. new farming techniques) and by a village (e.g. to inform Govt of their needs). The project concludes that the audiovisual mode is appropriate for field conditions in Peru. See also CF-RAI-USAA-PD-GEN-2007-000138, "Video in the Field" attached to same correspondence
01-Sep-1979 Radio for School Broadcasting in Nepal. Evaluation study of school broadcasting programme for UNICEF by New Era, Kathmandu, September 1979 Evaluation studies; Educational radio; Radio programmes; Child/youth media 37 pp
New Era is a private non-profit research group in Kathmandu, Nepal. 8 of their staff contributed to the study. The study describes the general environment in which the UNICEF project took place: radio broadcasting to schools in Nepal, which began in 1962. The aim and activities of the project are described, as well as the evaluation effort and results of the surveys. Some of the project's failures were blamed on lack of planning; recommendations towards a better design were made.
01-Dec-1979 Promotion of Breastfeeding, and Evaluation of Infant Feeding Practices. Background documents on the situation in Brazil, UNICEF Brasilia. Evaluation studies; Breastfeeding; Child nutrition; Brazil; Communication for social change 30 pp
The document outlines UNICEF's programme to promote breastfeeding in Brazil, and evaluates the current situation in the country. Gives background on decline of breastfeeding in Brazil and related decline in child health; outlines objectives of UNICEF's campaign to promote breastfeeding; strategies; linkages with other UNICEF efforts; monitoring; choice of responsible agencies; plan of action (facilities for working women, modifying infant food industry, reorganizing existing services; budget; Government commitment; nutrition in metropolitan areas, in schools. Tables showing demographic statistics for the four quadrants of the country, relating to population, percentage/numbers of children, and dietary deficiencies.