Capacity Development Portal
 

Capitalize and share knowledge on food security
and empowerment of rural people

E-learning

Produced with funding from Programme "Knowledge Management and Gender".

Communicating for Food Security
EC-FAO Programme on "Linking Information and Decision Making to Improve Food Security" course
The course provides guidance on how to design and implement a communication strategy for food security information. Using several realistic examples, the course illustrates the various components of a communication strategy, and provides concrete and detailed guidelines on how to communicate through the media and how to present information to policymakers in order to influence the policymaking process. Available in: English, French, Spanish. Please login or register to access the course.

 

Knowledge Sharing for Development
IMARK module 
The module was developed to provide organizations and communities with the necessary tools and methodologies required to develop their knowledge capacities, and enable them to work more effectively. Available in: English. French version will be available in August 2013. Log in or register to start learning online.

 

E-learning

Used by the sub-programme Capitalization

Building Electronic Communities and Networks
IMARK module
The module covers the approaches, methods, and tools used to build electronic communities, and covers the various steps and procedures for developing and facilitating electronic communities. Available in: English, French, Spanish. Currently being translated into: Arabic. Log in or register to start learning online.

 

Digital Libraries, Repositories and Documents
IMARK module
The module covers the processes relevant to the creation and management of digital libraries and repositories, including digital file formats, metadata management, database management and the preservation of digital information. Available online in: English, French, Spanish. Log in or register to start learning online.

 

Collaboration and Advocacy Techniques
EC-FAO Programme on "Linking Information and Decision Making to Improve Food Security" course
This course illustrates a wide range of tools and techniques that can be used to improve collaboration and knowledge sharing, and provides guidance on conducting collaborative food security assessments. The course also introduces the concept of advocacy and the various advocacy techniques required to influence different audiences. Available in: English, French, Spanish. Please login or register to access the course.

Reporting Food Security Information
EC-FAO Programme on "Linking Information and Decision Making to Improve Food Security" course
The course provides guidance in designing, writing and increasing the impact of food security reports in different contexts. Available in: English, French, Spanish. Please login or register to access the course.