January > May
29 May 2010
Stamp Out Sleeping Sickness impacts on 10 million Ugandans
RIU Best Bet - impact of agreed investment.
26 May 2010
RIU Malawi's successful media campaign
Major pieces in top Malawi newspapers - copies of press reports available to download.
25 May 2010
RIU backs Ghanaian bio-control Best Bet
One million West Africans set to benefit.
25 May 2010
Best Bets work together on seed priming success
Including photographs from a farm in Bondo District, western Kenya.
24 May 2010
Armyworm - Kenya government backs RIU Best Bet forecasting tool
Kenya Agriculture Minister, Hon Dr Sally Kosgei MP, urges the rapid expansion of a new community-based armyworm forecasting scheme.
24 May 2010
Call for case study chapters for RIU 'Research Into Action' book
An open call has been launched to identify and select case studies for a forthcoming book to be published by RIU. The deadline for submission of 1000-word chapter synopses is 15 June 2010
17 May 2010
RIU set to impact on more than 56 million people
The RIU programme is made up of a portfolio of around 30 experiments, each of which is intended to achieve impact at scale at the same time as generating lessons in putting research into use.
8 May 2010
ShujaazFM circulation boost pushes annual readership estimates to 12 million
With the third edition of ShujaazFM
hitting the streets last week – the project has received support which will double production of the comic each month.
14 April 2010
RIU seeks impact evaluation coordinator and impact evaluation specialists
Research Into Use (RIU) is sponsored by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). It is a programme designed to put into widespread use poverty-reducing research products stemming from previous research it has sponsored in the natural resources sector, and to learn lessons on how to do this.
5 March 2010
RIU-funded integrated floodplain management project in Bangladesh - award winner
A partnership including the RIU-funded integrated floodplain management project in Bangladesh has just been selected as a winner in the ALINe’s 'Farmer Voice Awards' 2010.
3 March 2010
£1m funding to Stamp Out Sleeping Sickness
The team behind Stamp out Sleeping Sickness - the RIU Best Bet based in Uganda - has secured funding for a major new partnership programme, applying and adapting what they have learnt to the control of animal trypanosomiasis on the Jos Plateau in Nigeria.
1 March 2010
RIU Tanzania film on mechanisation
RIU Tanzania has produced a short film showing how it worked with a range of stakeholders in the Morogoro region of Tanzania to improve smallholders' access to tractors for ploughing, weeding and other forms of mechanized farming.
19 February 2010
ShujaazFM - brings hope to young people through positive messages in media
podcast, RIUtv film and more...
5 February 2010
RIU Best Bets case studies for ACTS
The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS)
has invited the RIU Best Bet winners to act as illustrative case studies for their new course programme in March 2010.