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.
Information material on basic notions of Family Farming was published by the Food and Agriculture Organisation to those who are teaching basic education classes. Written in a colloquial and pedagogical manner, it aims to prepare the teachers in delivering their lectures and to help the students understand family farming, its importance, its relation to school feeding, as well as its future directions. To know more about the material, it can
Many studies have noted the decreasing interest of the youth in agriculture. However, digital technologies can facilitate youth engagement in the sector to address unemployment and food insecurity. FAO (2018) identified drones and various applications as innovations that can revolutionize agriculture. Drones are able to collect real-time and in-depth data on food and agricultural challenges. On the other hand, applications have facilitated the reporting and management of pests on farms
“Family farmers are key actors towards achieving food security, poverty reduction and environmental preservation if supported by an enabling policy environment” (FAO, 2018). The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has published a report on its work on family farming (FF) since the launch of the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) in 2014. The publication presents key facts and figures on family farming; the contributions of family farming towards the attainment of
The team behind the Collaborative Change Communication and ComDev Asia websites from the College of Development Communication, University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) conducted a planning-workshop on 25 July 2019 at UPLB. The activity aimed to orient the new members of the team on managing the portal and to plan out activities for the rest of the year in terms of content management of the sites. With these plans, the sites’ content