Strengthening Policy Systems: Enhancing Media’s Capacity to Report on Food Security and Nutrition Policy Issues

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April 3, 2017 - Author: Hendriks, Sheryl L., Babu, Suresh, Mkandawire Elizabeth and Nankhuni Flora

Hendriks, Sheryl L., Babu, Suresh, Mkandawire Elizabeth and Nankhuni Flora. 2017. Strengthening Policy Systems: Enhancing Media’s Capacity to Report on Food Security and Nutrition Policy Issues. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Brief 35. East Lansing: Michigan State University

KEY FINDINGS

  • The engagements strengthened the capacity of the media to report on food security and nutrition policy related issues.
  • They provided journalists with the necessary tools to critically assess and participate in the policy process.
  • 23 journal articles and radio reports have been published as a result of the training.
  • The journalists in Malawi continue to engage with the networks they have developed as part of an informal network for food and nutrition reporters.

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