Given the increasing availability of low-cost digital video cameras and editing software - and the increasing use of video media in donor-funded agricultural development projects - this toolkit aims to enable practitioners to develop a more systematic approach to using low-cost video as one of the mediums through which they share information with farmers. It includes practical guidelines about storyboarding, technology choices, video production, editing and dissemination.
The purpose of this guide is to promote an increased understanding of the different types of social media and encourage their use for accessing and sharing knowledge on climate change adaptation in Africa. Offering practical advice on sharing, accessing and exchanging climate change knowledge from and about Africa using social media, it is a good place to begin your social media journey.
 This IFAD publication seeks to provide guidance on developing a participatory communication strategy to strengthen the impact of participatory mapping initiatives, especially among pastoralists, indigenous peoples and forest dwellers. It can also be used as a general guide for developing participatory communication strategies.
The first section provides a review of participatory mapping and communication, while the second outlines a four-stage process for developing and implementing a communication strategy and action plan in support of participatory mapping. The third section addresses knowledge management procedures that can be employed in collecting and documenting information to be included in the participatory map or to record the mapping process.
 In this book the journalist and community radio campaigner/expert Raghu Mainali introduces the basics of Community Radio. It is about how all those involved in community broadcasting can contribute to the maximum, by rising up to definite and desired professional standards.
This book is a primer for someone who might have spent years in community broadcasting and a guide for those who aspire to take up a career in radio broadcast journalism.
The authors draw on nearly two decades of experience of facilitating Participatory Video projects in the field, and share case studies and useful anecdotes, as well as responses to their work from diverse sources. The key messages are further highlighted by illustrations, cartoons and photographs.
The main focus of this publication is on the equality and gender dimensions of social diversity in the media. Annexes include selected case studies on gender mainstreaming in media from Asia-Pacific, the Caribbean, Europe and the Arab States, Latin America and Southern Africa.
It aims to provide practitioners with a foundational understanding of what is needed to create compelling radio programming.Given the fact that radio continues to be the most readily accessible communication tool in much of sub-Saharan Africa, this toolkit aims to enable practitioners to develop a more systematic approach to using interactive radio as one medium through which they share information with farmers.
Participative marketing is based on a strong web of relationships to help bring people together for a common purpose. It extends the idea of "relationship marketing" to cover all types of communications and social networks.
The sourcebook provides ideas, principles and possibilities for radio station marketing, radio branding and community radio funding and advertising. It includes suggestions on how a community radio can secure an audience, generate income and become sustainable.
Also available in Bahasa Indonesia
The toolkit comprises 6 modules:
1: Effective communication, feedback and reporting systems in a PM&E process
2: Setting objectives and indicators
3: Research and PM&E methods
4: Critical Listening and Feedback Sessions
5: Doing qualitative data analysis
The toolkit includes a manual on the Most Significant Change technique.
 The Social Media Handbook for Agricultural Development Practitioners is designed to help USAID projects and other implementing organizations use social media to complement their existing and future agricultural communications efforts. In addition, it aims to provide practitioners with a foundational understanding of what is needed to create compelling social media content.