Group photo of participants and trainers at the Policy Communication training for journalists in Ebonyi State (c) 2019 IFPRI/Bisola Oyediran Elisabeth Douglas, Communication Specialist with IFPRI, making a presentation on the concepts of Policy Communications during one of the training in Ebonyi State (c) 2019 IFPRI/Bisola Oyediran In two trainings organized between 21 and 24 January 2019, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) trained 35 journalists (21-22 January 2019) and 15 farmers (21-22 January 2019) in Ebonyi State on Policy Communications. The 50 (25 male and 25 female) participants were introduced to basic concepts of policy communications, the use of social media for both disseminating and tracking policy communications effectively and publicly available sources of information related to agricultural
Participants of the STATA training course at Ebonyi State University (c) IFPRI 2017 On July 24-26 , a team of three (3) Project trainers facilitated a training course on “Econometrics for Policy Analysis using Stata” at Ebonyi State University which was attended by a total of 32 (16 males and 16 females) participants including faculty and the graduate student body. The training was designed to teach participants how to manage, analyze, and report findings from various types of economic data. Participants gained insights on how to handle data for evidence-based decision making using the software. The training course was well received and appreciated with participants expressing satisfaction for both course content and new knowledge gained. Trainers and Participants of the STATA