CCAFS / Innovation Systems / Knowledge and Information / Social learning

Why technology adoption is nowhere near where it should be and how social learning could help

Have we misunderstood technology adoption all these years? The annual monitoring and evaluation meeting of the Africa RISING program featured a presentation by David Spielman (IFPRI) that addressed this very issue. It connected strongly with CCAFS work on social learning and showed some directions for social learning to remain relevant for many and for the long haul… Continue reading

ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Social media / Training

Taking our communications to the next level? – Reflections from the Farming First and IFPRI workshop

Liya Dejene reflects on a one-day workshop for communicators organized by Farming First and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) prior to IFPRI’s 2020 conference on “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Continue reading

Asia / ILRIComms / India / Knowledge and Information / Report / South Asia

Getting the right content for ICTs in India

A new IFPRI discussion paper authored by Claire Glendenning (IFPRI) and Pier-Paolo Ficarelli (ILRI) examines content development and management processes occurring in six well-known ICT projects in Indian agriculture. Though there are differences in scale and mechanisms of delivery and feedback, all of the case study projects use a network of experts in relevant fields … Continue reading

ILRI / ILRIComms / Social media

ILRI’s KMIS reports on AgProAfrica Conference

From 1 -3 November 2011, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the Forum for Agricultural Research in African (FARA) held a conference on “Increasing Agricultural Productivity and Enhancing Food Security in Africa.” Our Knowledge Management and Information Services (KMIS) team … Continue reading