CAADP and New Media tools
By Brenda Zulu
CAADP Journalists Network
Africa Interactive Media
Presentation Outline
• CAADP Journalists Network
• Role of Journalists
• New Media tools
CAADP Journalists Network
• NEPAD and the AUC launched a CAADP
Journalists network on 24th March 2013 in
Addis Ababa prior...
Role of Journalists
• To increase the volume and quality of positive
news on the role and impact of CAADP
• Liase broadly ...
New Media tools
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Facebook, FB page
Linkedin
Google, Google groups, Google Plus
Twitter (Hootsuite, Tweetdeck...
New media tools
• Twitter ( micro blogging of stories)
• Storify ( creating stories using social media)
• RSS feeds enable...
Ends
brendazulu2002@gmail.com
@ictjournalist
+260977891431
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Presentation by Brenda Zulu, CAADP Journalists Network, Africa Interactive Media
Session: The Transformative Power of Innovative ICTs in Media for Agriculture
on 7 Nov 2013
ICT4Ag, Kigali, Rwanda

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CAADP and New Media tools

  1. 1. CAADP and New Media tools By Brenda Zulu CAADP Journalists Network Africa Interactive Media
  2. 2. Presentation Outline • CAADP Journalists Network • Role of Journalists • New Media tools
  3. 3. CAADP Journalists Network • NEPAD and the AUC launched a CAADP Journalists network on 24th March 2013 in Addis Ababa prior to the 9th CAADPPP • Objective was to strengthen the coverage of agriculture development in Africa • CAADP is the AUC/NEPAD’s long term plan to improve food security nutrition and increase Africa’s farming based economies
  4. 4. Role of Journalists • To increase the volume and quality of positive news on the role and impact of CAADP • Liase broadly with wider networks in their countries and regions • Improve communication and raise the profile of agriculture in Africa • Improve reporting and coverage of agriculture • Tell the African story of development in agriculture
  5. 5. New Media tools • • • • • • • Facebook, FB page Linkedin Google, Google groups, Google Plus Twitter (Hootsuite, Tweetdeck) Skype for virtual diary meetings, discussions Blogs (data, video, photo blogs) Scoop.it (curating agricultural news)
  6. 6. New media tools • Twitter ( micro blogging of stories) • Storify ( creating stories using social media) • RSS feeds enable publishers to syndicate data automatically • YouTube (videos)
  7. 7. Ends brendazulu2002@gmail.com @ictjournalist +260977891431

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