TRACEREPORTERS ….The Feed the Future Nigeria Agriculture Policy Project have commences two days training for some Journalists in Kaduna State on Policy Communication .
Participants includes, journalists from radio, newspapers and online journalists,
According to Elisabeth Douglas, the Communication Specialist and Head of the Policy Communication Unit at Nigeria Strategy Support Program of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI- NSSP) Abuja Office in her presentation, “Introduction to Policy Communication” said that the major goal of the feed the future is to promote inclusive agricultural productivity growth, improved nutritional outcome and enhanced livelihood resilience for men and women through an improved policy enabling environment.
Other papers to be presented includes, “Source of information policy”, “Building A Social Media Audience from zero” Presenter Bisola Oyediran, “Using and Tracking Content on Social Media” and “Group Exercises”.
The main objective of Feed the Future is to Strengthen the National Capacity for greater evidence based policy processes in Agriculture, by increasing the Capacity if Nigeria analysists to undertake and make widely available relevant evidence based policy analysis.
The training is part of activities of the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Nigeria) and jointly implemented by Michigan State University and IFPRI-NSSP.