Background Most Researched results are seldom perceived and received by the target population because of the lack of an appropraite communication procedures. Many communities and institutions in developing countries lack sufficient means to buy journals, talk less of visiting libraries or having internet facilities. How will such target groups lay hands on modern research, talk less of gaining from the inovations proposed by these researchers? There is urgent need of a system of Communication -Rural Communicators-who interseat between researchers and the local cummunities/institutions. Rural Communicators are individuals -Journalists, Freelance writers etc, whose overall objective in communication is to create and sustain a linkage between researchers and the local communities.

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Roral communicators and information dissemination (over coming poverty through adaptable research)

Napoleon Enoh   Caucus of Parliamentarians for Environmental Protection

Background Most Researched results are seldom perceived and received by the target population because of the lack of an appropraite communication procedures. Many communities and institutions in developing countries lack sufficient means to buy journals, talk less of visiting libraries or having internet facilities. How will such target groups lay hands on modern research, talk less of gaining from the inovations proposed by these researchers? There is urgent need of a system of Communication -Rural Communicators-who interseat between researchers and the local cummunities/institutions. Rural Communicators are individuals -Journalists, Freelance writers etc, whose overall objective in communication is to create and sustain a linkage between researchers and the local communities.

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