28 September 2009

Social networking sites to facilitate contact between young agricultural leaders in the America

A recent article explains how some 70 young people from throughout the Americas will use popular social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to share information on leadership in agriculture and other topics of interest to the region, which, they assured, will enable them to work together in addressing problems shared by the countries.

“We want to promote new means of communication focused on creating community and, by doing so, encourage learning,” said Hernan Chiriboga, Coordinator of the Center for Leadership in Agriculture.

In addition to Twitter and Facebook, the young people joined the Virtual Community of Practice of the Center for Leadership, which helps share information of importance to the agricultural sector.

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