In a 2021 study conducted by Giller et al., the interrelations between farming systems and farms in the global food system was explored. The study found that farming, in different parts of the world, is highly interdependent. However, its economic viability is a global problem.
The study of Dhebibi et al. (2021) showed that technology adoption rates were higher with gender-sensitive trainings, highlighting the importance of equitable access to extension programs to increase productivity for rural households.
The role of farmer organizations, agricultural extensions, and San Juan de Yapacaní (Bolivia’s rice technology hub) turned out to be the determinants which affect most of the farmers’ decision making. Knowledge dissemination of agricultural technologies further promoted by government policies and diffusion centers are therefore important to better Bolivian farmers’ livelihoods.
The study revealed that social media and online journalism coverage of climate change are almost the same. Meanwhile, print and social media usually cover climate change as an environmental, economic, or political story.
The Global Alliance for Social and Behaviour Change is a coalition of diverse fields united by a common commitment to building informed and engaged societies.
Since 2014, several books have been published as part of the Palgrave Studies in Communication for Social Change, with Pradip Thomas and Elske van de Fliert as Series Editors.
Agencies and organizations contributing to the UN Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF) discussed the progress of the implementation of their respective national and regional action plans on family farming and its contributions to the new FAO Strategic Framework during the 2nd day of 36th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC) on 09 March 2022.
Published by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism with the support of the Google News Initiative, authors Joy Jenkins and Lucas Graves discuss the challenges and potential of collaboration initiatives on local journalism.
The World Rural Forum (WRF) recently released the 2021 synthesis report on the progress in the implementation of the United Nations Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF) national and regional action plans on family farming between 2019 and 2021.
Launched in 2018, the Rural Communication Working Group is one of the 18 working groups of IAMCR. It aims to provide a platform for scholars and professionals who are working in the field of rural communication.