• Communicating for Food Security

    The course provides guidance on how to design and implement a communication strategy for food security information. Using several realistic examples, the course illustrates the various components of a communication strategy, and provides concrete and detailed guidelines on how to communicate through the media and present information to policymakers in order to influence the policymaking process.

    Duration:  8 hours    Publication Date:  January 2011

    • System Requirements

      For the online version of this course it is necessary to have the Adobe Flash player installed and enabled in your browser. Please be aware that the course is not supported by iOS (iPad or iPhone). 

      • Audience

        The target audience of this course includes: mid-level managers, technical staff, field personnel who are involved in the collection, management, analysis, and reporting of food security information, as well as, planners, policy formulators and programme managers who are involved in monitoring progress in poverty reduction, and meeting food security goals and targets

        • You will learn about

          • Identification and analysis of the audiences
          • Definition of the communication objectives and messages
          • Selecting channels for presenting your information
          • Approaching the media
          • Techniques for working with the media
          • Presenting information to policymakers
          • Preparing policy briefs
          • Meeting policymakers