This description of Edgard Patricio's work was prepared when Edgard Patricio was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2010.
In the field of communications, there is a striking power imbalance between big urban centers—which generally act as content producers—and rural communities—which typically become content consumers. It is precisely because this situation perpetuates social inequalities that Edgard Patrício created a network of radio broadcasters, community members and thematic experts to produce and disseminate local knowledge through the use of new and traditional technologies.
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