Content Writeshop for Govinet Project

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Two days content writeshop was organized in ISTI, Kandy, Sri Lanka on 16th-17th of April for the Govinet Project. 19 people participated in the program. Participants were from CABI South Asia and Department of Agriculture, Sri Lanka. The objective of the program is to develop mobile messages for providing timely information on nutrition, to learn about mobile advisory and its effectiveness, to develop user friendly mobile content and to learn basic concept of mobile communication.

Altogether, there were 19 participants, including experts and facilitators. In the workshop aim and objectives of the project were highlighted. The session on country content framework was held which was focused towards addressing the key points to be considered to generate content and messages and the rationale for the selection of the crop and livestock as per the micronutrient component.

On second day, message and factsheets templates were discussed and evaluation of the workshop was done. The program ends up successfully. The Govinet project is funded by the DFID, which aims to facilitate fast transfer of technology to the farmers through mobile phones and to improve household nutrition through information about nutrient rich agri-produces and promoting dietary diversity.

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Planning Workshop- For improving farmers’ knowledge access In India

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The planning workshop was organized in New Delhi on 22nd September, 2014. The aim of the workshop was to improve the farmers’ knowledge access. The program was sponsored by UK Department of International Development (DFID).

in this program, participants include the people from CABI South Asia and Kisan Sanchar. The importance of using mobile phone as a strong tool was highlighted for disseminating the information. The session on participatory rural appraisal methods was organized, it was an interactive session in which participants shared their knowledge about the community and field experience. Role plays were also done. The second session was organized on good content management practices. The program ended well and it was a good learning for the participants from each other’s experiences.

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