The Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) Community gathered at VEGA on June 7, 2018 for a F2F storytelling seminar adapted from a successful Feed the Future training. F2F implementers discussed tailoring communications to a range of audiences, identifying and arranging the most compelling components of a story and writing with a focus on impacts and outcomes. F2F's Erin Baize led the seminar, and you can watch the full video below. The presentation slides were adapted from Feed the Future's training for F2F, and portions of the videos have been cut while the activities were being run.
On April 5, 2018, the Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA)’s Special Program Support Project (SPSP) hosted a Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) seminar to share tips on how F2F programs can better engage with Missions. A panel of experts provided advice and answered questions on how to better engage Missions and other organizations active in F2F countries. Download the event summary and watch the full seminar below.
The Feed the Future’s Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC) and Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services (INGENAES) projects gathered multiple extension and advisory services (EAS) stakeholders at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. for the Revitalizing Extension for Agricultural Development event, a two-day program to share and cocreate innovative extension solutions that impact smallholder farmers at global scale.
Report covering October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017.
In collaboration with international and national research and development partners, Feed the Future developed this Fall Armyworm Technical Guide (pdf, 3.6 mb) to share the latest protocols related to integrated pest management to control this pest.
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Download the FY2018 Implementing Partners Meeting agenda and notes, as well as copies of the days' presentations below.
This table lists links for a number of helpful F2F M&E resources and specifies which training video session particular indicator explanations are located.
Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), FAW, is an insect native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas. Its larval stage (photo) feeds on more than 80 plant species, including maize, rice, sorghum, millet, sugarcane, vegetable crops and cotton. FAW can cause significant yield losses if not well managed. It can have a number of generations per year and the moth can fly up to 100 km per night.
Implemented by Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA). Report covering October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017. Cooperative agreement number AID-OAA-A-13-00053.