Practical Insights on Social and Behaviour Change Communication

Why Aren’t You Using Facebook Groups for Greater Engagement?

Why Aren’t You Using Facebook Groups for Greater Engagement?

Published on: Jul 13 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Why Aren’t You Using Facebook Groups for Greater Engagement?
Recently, I was talking with a Philippine rice farmer about the new agricultural practices he was using to achieve large crop gains on his farm. Surprised at his...
3 Reasons Why Printing is Still a Killer App for Behavior Change

3 Reasons Why Printing is Still a Killer App for Behavior Change

Published on: Jun 15 2017 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Recently, I watched in amazement as a group of agriculture extension agents wrestled with an inkjet printer in a rural Philippine rice field. First they ran a power...
4 Secrets to ICTforAg Social and Behavior Change Communication

4 Secrets to ICTforAg Social and Behavior Change Communication

Published on: Jul 25 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Secrets to ICTforAg Social and Behavior Change Communication
Most ICTforAg projects have specific behavior change goals. For example, the goal may be for farmers to change their practices to improve soil quality. Or for farmers...
The Low-Tech Way to Reach Everyone on Earth

The Low-Tech Way to Reach Everyone on Earth

Published on: Jun 13 2016 by Natasha Beale - Comments Off on The Low-Tech Way to Reach Everyone on Earth
We often focus on new technologies – developing the newest app or handing every teacher a tablet – as if they are magic bullets to solving the world’s...
4 Ways We Can Better Engage Smallholder Farmers Using ICT

4 Ways We Can Better Engage Smallholder Farmers Using ICT

Published on: Apr 13 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Ways We Can Better Engage Smallholder Farmers Using ICT
An essential component for successfully engaging smallholder farmers using technology comes from providing a voice, a dialogue, with the farmers themselves. This...
Please Register Now: ICTforAg 2016 – New Technology for Smallholder Farmers

Please Register Now: ICTforAg 2016 – New Technology for Smallholder Farmers

Published on: Mar 23 2016 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please Register Now: ICTforAg 2016 – New Technology for Smallholder Farmers
Please register now for ICTforAg 2016 on June 10th, at FHI 360 in Washington, DC. This 1-day conference will build on ICTforAg 2015 and bring together +275 thought...
Guess Which Communications Platform Youth Prefer Today?

Guess Which Communications Platform Youth Prefer Today?

Published on: Nov 11 2015 by Kristen Roggemann - 4 Comments
Youth are adopting new technology faster and smarter than the general population. We know this anecdotally and witness it in our daily lives as we interact with...
Facilitated Video is the Most Effective Agricultural Teaching Tool

Facilitated Video is the Most Effective Agricultural Teaching Tool

Published on: Jun 10 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Facilitated Video is the Most Effective Agricultural Teaching Tool
Traditional agricultural extension methods rely on highly trained experts who go out into the field to interact directly with farmers. Given the nearly 700 million...
How You Can Reach 300,000 Tanzanians with Proven Family Planning Information

How You Can Reach 300,000 Tanzanians with Proven Family Planning Information

Published on: Mar 27 2015 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How You Can Reach 300,000 Tanzanians with Proven Family Planning Information
Would you want to improve family planning knowledge and effect behavior change with 300,000+ people in Tanzania, using a proven technology approach that was developed...
7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

Published on: Oct 31 2014 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Yesterday, we had the 85th Technology Salon in Washington, DC, this one focused on How Can ICTs Improve Our Ebola Response? Be sure to sign up to get invited to...