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Gender, Power and Justice Primer
November 8, 2017

Gender, Power and Justice Primer

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The Gender, Power and Justice Primer is a curated gender resource highlighting key gender statistics, global commitments, evidence, and promising practices at the intersection of international development, emergencies, and gender justice. ...

Tuungane Project
October 15, 2017

Tuungane Project

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Launched in 2011, the Tuungane project in Tanzania uses the Population, Health and Environment (PHE) approach, which integrates family planning (FP) and reproductive health with conservation programming - with the ultimate goal of ensuring that ...

Shamba Chef Television Programme
September 26, 2017

Shamba Chef Television Programme

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Shamba Chef is an edutainment reality television show in Kenya designed to promote the adoption of cleaner and more efficient cooking methods, as well as to explore the culture of food and improve family nutrition. In Kenya, eight out of ten ...

Shifting Norms, Changing Behaviour, Amplifying Voice: What Works? The 2018 International Social and Behaviour Change Communication Summit Featuring Entertainment Education
September 18, 2017

Shifting Norms, Changing Behaviour, Amplifying Voice: What Works? The 2018 ...

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - Early Bird Discount closes December 15, 2017 - click here ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION PROCESS for this SUMMIT NOW CLOSED. SBCC Summit Web Site Summit Overview

Media Brief on Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) in Zambia
September 7, 2017

Media Brief on Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) in Zambia

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This media brief is designed to provide media practitioners in Zambia with detailed background information and knowledge on community-based natural resources management (CBNRM) and environmental natural resources management issues (ENRM) in an ...

Sponsorship Package - SUMMIT: What Works?
August 21, 2017

Sponsorship Package - SUMMIT: What Works?

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Social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) engages and supports people to shift norms, change behaviours, and amplify the voices needed to address development challenges such as extreme poverty, gender inequities, public health emergencies, ...

Why We Use Media for Development: BBC Media Action Microsite for Development and Media Practitioners
August 1, 2017

Why We Use Media for Development: BBC Media Action Microsite for Development ...

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This BBC Media Action micro website "...outlines our approach to media for development projects and uses examples of our work around the world to show how media is vital in enabling people hold power to account, improving public health and ...

Guidance on Generating Content: Capturing and Creating Stories, Photos and Films
May 5, 2017

Guidance on Generating Content: Capturing and Creating Stories, Photos and Films

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Effective documentation and sharing of the experiences and lessons emerging from adaptation projects is critical in order to ensure that results are informing broader adaptation processes. To support this effort, this guidance document was ...

Same Beds, Different Dreams? Charitable Foundations and Newsroom Independence in the Global South
March 22, 2017

Same Beds, Different Dreams? Charitable Foundations and Newsroom ...

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“Private charities, a new generation of which have recently emanated from Silicon Valley enterprises, are increasingly directing their funding towards media organizations as a way to achieve their philanthropic goals. Media houses, in need of ...

Guidebook for Online Facilitators: Sharing Experiences from Climate Change and Agriculture Communities of Practice
March 16, 2017

Guidebook for Online Facilitators: Sharing Experiences from Climate Change ...

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"The impacts of climate change have required wide scale adaptation, especially in sectors like agriculture directly impacted by weather and climatic conditions. Therefore there is a need to transform agriculture sectors quickly and efficiently. ...

Population, Health, and Environment Toolkit
February 24, 2017

Population, Health, and Environment Toolkit

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This toolkit houses a collection of knowledge on how to design, implement, communicate, promote, and advocate for Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) programmes. As explained in the toolkit, PHE is a term used for programmes that use “a ...

HOPE LVB Toolkit
February 16, 2017

HOPE LVB Toolkit

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The Health of People and the Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin (HoPE-LVB) toolkit has been developed to share lessons learned and best practices from the HoPE-LVB project - described as one of the largest and most scaled up integrated ...

The Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication for Development Platform
February 15, 2017

The Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication for Development ...

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The Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication for Development Platform is an online resource that aims to establish networks of social scientists who can rapidly provide insight and advice to emergency responses, with a focus on the ...

PACE (Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health) Project
February 10, 2017

PACE (Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and ...

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Implemented by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) starting in November 2015, the 5-year PACE (Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health) project focuses on ensuring that family planning and population ...

Media Toolkit: Helping Journalists Get The Story - And Get It Right
February 1, 2017

Media Toolkit: Helping Journalists Get The Story - And Get It Right

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This interactive toolkit offers a detailed description of a journalism training project called Women’s Edition - a global journalism project and model designed to increase and strengthen reporting on population and reproductive health in Africa, ...

Filling Buckets, Fueling Change - Ensuring Gender-Responsive Climate Change Adaptation
January 20, 2017

Filling Buckets, Fueling Change - Ensuring Gender-Responsive Climate Change ...

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"With an explicit effort to address gender equality in the context of adaptation, the CCAF projects shifted the paradigm from focusing on women as vulnerable to directly empowering them as agents of change."

Climate Change and Community Radio Project
August 3, 2017

Climate Change and Community Radio Project

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Communities in rural areas are often most affected by the impacts of climate change, and this is compounded by the absence of accurate and timely information in languages of the area. To address this, Developing Radio Partners (DRP) is working ...

Covering The Seas - An Issue Guide
May 16, 2017

Covering The Seas - An Issue Guide

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This issue guide was published by the Earth Journalism Network to assist reporters in reporting on oceans and fisheries issues. The guide takes an in-depth look at the state of the fisheries industry, the rapidly growing aquaculture business, the ...

Research Programme on Mass Media and Entertainment-Education
March 7, 2017

Research Programme on Mass Media and Entertainment-Education

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The World Bank’s Research Programme on Mass Media and Entertainment-Education, based in the Bank’s Development Impact Evaluation Unit (DIME), was launched in May 2016 to scale up experimental research of entertainment-education and more generally ...

BRACED Gender and Resilience Toolkit
February 14, 2017

BRACED Gender and Resilience Toolkit

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This toolkit consists of a set of three participatory tools that are designed to be used to ensure that programmes to build resilience and adaptation to climate extremes and disasters are taking gender issues into account. The activity tools - ...

Climate Information and Early Warning Systems Communications Toolkit
January 16, 2017

Climate Information and Early Warning Systems Communications Toolkit

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This toolkit provides National HydroMeteorological Services (NHMS), policymakers, and media and communications for development practitioners with the tools, resources, and templates necessary to design and implement an integrated communications ...

Men, Masculinities & Climate Change
November 21, 2016

Men, Masculinities & Climate Change

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"...few studies look at the diverse and nuanced ways in which boys and men...impact and are impacted by climate change, including as heads of large corporate sector organizations that are the drivers of climate change, as energy consumers, as ...

WATCH (Women's Advocacy Through Cinema and Human Exchange) Project
November 15, 2016

WATCH (Women's Advocacy Through Cinema and Human Exchange) Project

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WATCH (Women's Advocacy Through Cinema and Human Exchange) is a participatory research and media project that advocates for the rights of women and girls in the fast-expanding settlements of the urban economically poor surrounding Nigeria’s ...

Resilience Handbook: A Guide to Integrated Resilience Programming
November 14, 2016

Resilience Handbook: A Guide to Integrated Resilience Programming

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From ActionAid, this handbook aims to help readers think, plan, and implement their work in a way that supports the reduction of people's vulnerability and contributes to the building of their resilience to a range of hazards, shocks, stresses, ...

How Change Happens
November 2, 2016

How Change Happens

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“Despite the fact that much of human history has been about attempting to create different realities, we do not understand the process of social change very well.” In this book, the author combines research with practical experience to explore ...

10 Things to Know: Gender Equality and Achieving Climate Goals
October 20, 2016

10 Things to Know: Gender Equality and Achieving Climate Goals

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"Climate compatible development is about transforming development pathways to face the climate problem in a way that moves beyond the traditional separation of adaptation, mitigation and development strategies. Climate compatible development ...

Gender Approaches in Climate Compatible Development: Lessons from Kenya
September 22, 2016

Gender Approaches in Climate Compatible Development: Lessons from Kenya

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"Given the impact that climate change and extreme weather events are having on urban populations around the world, there is a clear need to provide more evidence to inform climate change and development interventions."

Digital Innovation Library
September 1, 2016

Digital Innovation Library

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Launched in 2016, the Digital Innovation Library is an interactive platform designed to showcase the wide range of digital activities that are taking place across the Global South to explore some of the issues prominent in media development, such ...

Climate Knowledge Brokers Manifesto
August 29, 2016

Climate Knowledge Brokers Manifesto

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"The CKB [Climate Knowledge Brokers] group believes that people who are trying to address climate change or adapt to its impacts deserve high quality information to support them in their decision making." The Climate Knowledge Brokers Manifesto ...

A Gender-Responsive Approach to Climate-Smart Agriculture: Evidence and Guidance for Practitioners
June 6, 2016

A Gender-Responsive Approach to Climate-Smart Agriculture: Evidence and ...

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"Taking a gender-responsive approach to Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) means that the particular needs, priorities, and realities of men and women are recognized and adequately addressed in the design and application of CSA so that both men and ...

Planning Communication for Agricultural Disaster Risk Management: A Field Guide
May 30, 2016

Planning Communication for Agricultural Disaster Risk Management: A Field Guide

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), this field guide provides an overview on how to assess rural people's communication needs and how to plan and implement communication for development (ComDev) activities in the context of ...

Investigating Climate Information Services through a Gendered Lens
May 26, 2016

Investigating Climate Information Services through a Gendered Lens

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"As women farmers are often invisible, it is the responsibility of researchers, practitioners, and extension officers to tailor communication methods to women's needs so that they also can benefit from climate information services and adapt their ...

The Role of Communications in a World in Crisis - SBCC Summit 2016 Keynote
May 19, 2016

The Role of Communications in a World in Crisis - SBCC Summit 2016 Keynote

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“What is needed is not incremental baby steps change to make the world safer, more just, and more sustainable; what is needed is fundamental structural and systemic change.” This Keynote Speech by Kumi Naidoo was presented at the First ...

Gender Responsive National Communications Toolkit
April 28, 2016

Gender Responsive National Communications Toolkit

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This toolkit from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) was created "to strengthen the capacity of national government staff and assist them in integrating gender equality into the development of National Communications (NCs)." As ...

Gender Mainstreaming in Mitigation and Technology Development and Transfer Interventions: Capacity-Building Package
April 28, 2016

Gender Mainstreaming in Mitigation and Technology Development and Transfer ...

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This Capacity-Building Package from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is written for "policymakers to guide them on how to promote gender equality across all levels of policy and programming in climate change, and to provide them ...

Act Now For Tomorrow
March 17, 2016

Act Now For Tomorrow

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This digital mapping project was launched by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in an effort to help young people around the world identify climate issues in their communities and find ways to address them. The global climate map is ...

Comics Uniting Nations
March 9, 2016

Comics Uniting Nations

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Comics Uniting Nations is a partnership of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), PCI Media Impact, and Reading with Pictures which seeks to communicate information about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) using comics. The ...

Teaching Journalism for Sustainable Development: New Syllabi
February 23, 2016

Teaching Journalism for Sustainable Development: New Syllabi

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This publication offers a collection of model syllabi that include ideas, methods, and materials related to teaching subjects related to media and sustainable development. It was designed to guide and inspire teachers and planners working in ...

ImpactAFRICA Awards
February 10, 2016

ImpactAFRICA Awards

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The impactAFRICA fund is making available US$500,000 in a series of contests to support "pioneering data journalism and innovative reporting that tackles development issues, such as public healthcare, in six African countries: Ghana, Kenya, ...

Reporting Development: A Guide for African Journalists
January 11, 2016

Reporting Development: A Guide for African Journalists

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Produced by the European Journalism Centre, this guide was produced to act as a key and timely resource for reporting on development issues across Africa.

Citizen-Generated Data and Governments: Towards a Collaborative Model
January 7, 2016

Citizen-Generated Data and Governments: Towards a Collaborative Model

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"...global discussions about evidence, monitoring and the 'data revolution' - particularly in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - continue to gain speed..."

Climate Governance in Africa: A Handbook for Journalists
December 21, 2015

Climate Governance in Africa: A Handbook for Journalists

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Published by Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa, this handbook offers insights and knowledge about climate governance issues affecting the African continent. It was produced to provide a quick reference for journalists on what are often complex ...

Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA): Field Manual
November 10, 2015

Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA): Field Manual

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The Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) approach is inspired by the belief that smallholder farmers are key to food security in sub-Saharan Africa, where two-thirds of the population depend on small-scale, rain-fed ...

The Climate Change Adaptation and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) - CHAI - Project
November 3, 2015

The Climate Change Adaptation and Information and Communications Technology ...

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"In time, this network of information - made possible by digital technology - may provide many more people with the information needed to manage risk and to make informed decisions that have the potential to improve earnings, while protecting ...

Supporting Women Farmers in a Changing Climate: Five Policy Lessons
October 27, 2015

Supporting Women Farmers in a Changing Climate: Five Policy Lessons

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"Policies, institutions and services to help farmers develop new approaches to deal with climate change will need to produce results for women farmers as well as men."

Triggering Handwashing with Soap in CLTS: Insights on What Works from Malawi
October 5, 2015

Triggering Handwashing with Soap in CLTS: Insights on What Works from Malawi

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"The pilot resulted in change in three key areas: a new and tested set of tools for triggering for handwashing; significantly more households that had built handwashing facilities by their toilets in comparison to villages triggered with the ...

SDG ICT Playbook: From Innovation to Impact
September 29, 2015

SDG ICT Playbook: From Innovation to Impact

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"Used well, technology can help us realize the SDGs [Sustainable Development Goals] for our collective benefit. Nonprofit organizations are often at the forefront of addressing the SDGs. But for many nonprofits, understanding which technologies ...

Climate Change Storytelling Contest
September 16, 2015

Climate Change Storytelling Contest

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Sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme Office, this storytelling is designed to give young journalists an opportunity to contribute to the global debate on climate change in the run-up to COP21, while building their capacity and ...

Community-Led Total Sanitation Knowledge Hub
September 3, 2015

Community-Led Total Sanitation Knowledge Hub

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The Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) Knowledge Hub at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) aims to support CLTS to go to scale sustainably and with quality. It does so through action learning and research, networking and communications ...

Promoting Handwashing and Sanitation: An Impact Evaluation of Two Large-Scale Campaigns in Rural Tanzania
July 23, 2015

Promoting Handwashing and Sanitation: An Impact Evaluation of Two ...

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This 8-page research brief discusses the challenges of poor sanitation and hygiene in rural Tanzania, provides an overview of two large-scale campaigns that sought to address these problems, and shares key results of an evaluation to assess the ...

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