Publications

The following are some publications that you may find of interest on the subject of using videos in agricultural extension.

Article / Publication Authors Publication details Link
Beyond Striga Management. Videos and knowledge for climate-smart agricculture Zoundji et al 2018 Sustainable Agriculture Research; Vol. 7, No. 1; 2018 Download article
Access to and use of video-mediated agricultural information Uganda Karubanga et al 2017 African Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 2 (2): April - June 2017: pp.183-197 Download article
How farmer videos trigger social learning to enhance innov among smallholder rice farmers in Uganda Karubanga et al 2017 Cogent Food & Agriculture (2017), 3: 1368105 Download article

Comparative analysis of video mediated learning and farmer field school approach on adoption of striga control technologies in western Kenya Ongachi, W., Onwonga, R., Nyanganga, H., Okry, F. 2017 Int. J. Agr. Ext. 05 (01) 2017. 01-10 Download article
Effectiveness of video-mediated extension approach as used by Sasakawa Global 2000 to influence social learning among rice farmers in Uganda Karubanga, G. 2017 (Thesis) Makarere University 2017 2014/HD02/509U Download article
An assessment of learning gains from educational animated videos versus traditional extension presentations among farmers in Benin Bello-Bravo, J., Tamò, M., Ayitondji Dannon, E., and Pittendrigh, B.R. 2017 Information Technology for Development, 2017 Download article
Agricultural extension messages using video on portable devices increased knowledge about seed selection, storage and handling
among smallholder potato farmers in southwestern Uganda
Van Campenhout, B., Vandevelde, S., Walukano, W., Van Asten, P. 2017 PLoS ONE  12(1) Download article
How the timing and location of video shows influence learning among rice farmers in Uganda Karubanga, G., Kibwika, P., Okry, F.,  and Sseguya, H. 2016 Int. J. Agril. Res. Innov. & Tech. 6 (2): 77-81, December, 2016 Download article
Information technologies as a tool for agricultural extension and farmer-to-farmer exchange: Mobile-phone video use in Mali and Burkina Faso Sousa, F., Nicolay, G. and Home, R. 2016 The International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 12(3), 19-36 Download article
The distribution of farmer learning videos: Lessons from non-conventional dissemination networks in Benin Zoundji, G. et al 2016 Cogent Food & Agriculture (2016), 2: 1277838 Download article
Empowering farmers to learn and innovate through integration of video and face-to-face extension approaches Karubanga, G. et al 2016 Cogent Food & Agriculture (2016), 2: 1274944 Download article
Malawi DJs distribute videos to farmers Bentley, J. et al 2016 Agro-Insight, Belgium Read report
A Passion for Video. 25 stories about making, translating, sharing and using videos on farmer innovation Bentley, J., Boa, E. and Salm, M. Access Agriculture, Nairobi and CTA, Wageningen Download book
Reflecting on video: Exploring the efficacy of video for teaching device literacy in rural Kenya
Wyche, S., Steinfield, C., Cai, T., Simiyu, N. and Othieno, M.E. 2016
Michigan State University 
The Luo translations: farmer learning videos in northern Uganda
Bentley, J. 2016
Agro-Insight, Belgium 
Letting information flow: Distributing farmer training videos through existing networks
Van Mele, P., Bentley, J., Md. Harun-ar-Rashid, Okry, F. and van Mourik, T. 2016
Indian Journal of Ecology, 43 (Special Issue-1): 545-551  
A pilot study using educational animations as a way to improve farmers’ agricultural practices and health around Adama, Ethiopia
Bello-Bravo, J., Olana, G.W. and Pittendrigh, B.R. 2015
Information Technologies and International Development 11(3)
Distributing and showing farmer learning videos in Bangladesh
Bentley, J., Van Mele, P., Harun-ar-Rashid and Krupnik, T. 2015
The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 1-19  
Participatory video for nutrition training for farmers in Malawi: an analysis of knowledge gain and adoption Cai, T., Chiwasa, H., Steinfield, C. and Wyche, S. 2015 Paper presented at Conference on Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development. Singapore, Singapore: ACM Read abstract
Enhancing farmers’ capacity for botanical pesticide innovation through video-mediated learning in Bangladesh Chowdhury, A., Odame, H.H., Thompson, S. and Hauser, M. (2015) International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 13(4), 326-349 Read abstract
Improving Livelihoods of Rural People through Quality Training Videos: Lessons from Access Agriculture Kouévi, A., Okry, F., Van Mele, P., Muchina, B., Rodgers, J., Malone, P. 2014 Tropentag, September 17-19 2014, Prague, Czech Republic Download article
Social innovations triggered by videos: Evidence from Mali Bentley, J., Van Mele, P., Zoundji, G. and Guindo, S. 2014 Agro-Insight, Belgium, pp. 27 Read report
Videos that speak for themselves: when non-extensionists show agricultural videos to large audiences Bentley, J., Van Mele, P., Okry, F. and Zossou, E. 2014 Development in Practice 24(7), 921-929 Read article
Fighting striga and improving soil fertility with videos in Mal Bentley, J., Van Mele, P., Touré, S. and van Mourik, T. 2014 Agro-Insight, Belgium, pp. 21 Read report
Perceptions of cell phone animations as an educational tool: A case study in Southeastern Nigeria Bello-Bravo, J., Nwakwasi, R., Agunbiade, T.A. and Pittendrigh, B.R. 2013 International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Research 3(12), 308-315 Download article
The Story of a Video on Mechanical Seeders in Bangladesh: "If we are convinced, we will buy it" Bentley, J., Van Mele, P. and Harun-ar-Rashid 2013 MEAS Case Study # 6, Michigan State University, pp. 28 Read report
Innovative and effective ways to enhance rural learning in Africa Van Mele, P., Wanvoeke, J., Rodgers, J. and McKay, B. 2013 In: Wopereis, M., Johnson, D., Ahmadi, N., Tollens, E. and Jalloh, A. (eds.) Realizing Africa's Rice Promise. CABI Publishing, 366-377 Read article
The Mud on Their Legs – Farmer to Farmer Videos in Uganda Bentley, J., Van Mele, P. and Musimami, G. 2013 MEAS Case Study #3, Michigan State University, pp. 26 Read report
Forging new partnerships: Lessons from the dissemination of agricultural training videos in Benin Okry, F., Van Mele, P. and Houinsou, F. 2013 The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 1-21 Read article
Desperately seeking content: Why service providers increasingly search for quality agricultural training videos Van Mele, P. 2013 Paper presented at the International Conference on Innovations in Extension and Advisory Services. Nairobi, Kenya, 15-18 November 2011: CTA Read article
Scientific Animations Without Borders: A new approach to capture, preserve and share indigenous knowledge Bello-Bravo, J. and Pittendrigh, B.R. (2012) Journal of the World Universities Forum 5(2), 11-20 Download article
Participatory impact assessment of rice parboiling videos with women in Benin Zossou, E., Van Mele, P., Wanvoeke, J. and Lebailly, P. 2012 Experimental Agriculture 48(3), 438-447 Read article
Linking farmers’ access to rural radio, gender and livelihoods: case study of rice processors in Benin Zossou, E., Vodouhe, D.S., Van Mele, P. and Lebailly, P. 2012 Paper presented at the Third IAALD Africa Chapter Conference. Johannesburg, South Africa, 21-23 May 2012 Read article
Sharing ideas between cultures Bentley, J. and Van Mele, P. 2011 International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 9(1), 258-263 Read article
Contribution of farmer-to-farmer video to capital assets building: Evidence from Bangladesh Chowdhury, A.H., Van Mele, P. and Hauser, M. 2011 Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 35(4), 408–435 Read article
Video as a tool for agricultural extension in Africa: a case study from Ghana David, S. and Asamoah, C. 2011 International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology 7(1) Download article
Video-mediated farmer-to-farmer learning for sustainable agriculture: A scoping study for SDC, SAI Platform and GFRAS Van Mele, P. 2011 Agro-Insight, Belgium, 47 pp Read report
Attitude counts: engaging with rice farmers in West Africa Van Mele, P., Bentley, J.W., Dacko, R.M., Yattara, K. and Acheampong, G.K. 2011 Development in Practice, 21(6), 806-821 Read article
Lenses for learning: visual techniques in natural resource planning Petheram, L., High, C., Campbell, B. M. and Stacey, N. 2011 Journal of Environmental Management, 92(10): 2734–2745 Download article
Learning through moving pictures: Farmer-to-farmer video to stimulate farmers' innovations about botanical and alternative pest management practices in Bangladesh Chowdhury, A.H., Van Mele, P. and Hauser, M. 2010 Tropentag, September 14-16, 2010, Zurich Read article
Enhancing rural learning, linkages and institutions: the rice videos in Africa Van Mele, P., Wanvoeke, J. and Zossou, E. 2010 Development in Practice, 20(3), 414-421 Read article
Women groups formed in response to public video screenings on rice processing in Benin Zossou, E., Van Mele, P., Vodouhe, S.D. and Wanvoeke, J. 2010 International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 8(4), 271-278 Read article
Zooming-in, zooming-out: Farmer education videos: Are we getting it right? Van Mele, P. 2010 Rural Development News, Vol 1/2010, 23-26 Read article
Videos bridging Asia and Africa: Overcoming cultural and institutional barriers in technology-mediated rural learning Van Mele, P., Wanvoeke, J., Akakpo, C., Dacko, R.M., Ceesay, M., Béavogui, L. and Anyang, R. 2010 The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 16(1), 75-87 Read article
The right message and method Bentley, J.W. 2009 International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 7(2):79–80 Read article
The Role of Media in the Agricultural and Rural Development of ACP Countries CTA 2009 Synthesis Report. CTA Annual Seminar, Brussels Belgium, 12-16 October 2009 Download report
Contribution of farmer-to-farmer video to food security: Evidence from Bangladesh Chowdhury, A.H., Van Mele, P. and Hauser, M. 2009 Tropentag, Hamburg, October 6-8 2009 Read article
Digital Green: Participatory video and mediated instruction for agricultural extension Gandhi, R., Veeraraghavan, R., Toyama, K. and Ramprasad, V. 2009 Information Technologies and International Development 5(1), 1-15 Download article
Video in Development: Filming for Rural Change Lie, R. and Mandler, A. 2009 Wageningen CTA and FAO Download book
Farmer First Revisited: Innovation for Agricultural Research and Development Van Mele, P. 2009. Strengthening Rural Extension. In I. Scoones and J. Thompson (eds) London: Practical Action Publications, pp. 207-212 Read article
The power of video to trigger innovation: rice processing in central Benin Zossou, E., Van Mele, P., Vodouhe, S.D. and Wanvoeke, J. 2009 International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 7(2), 119-129 Read article
Comparing farmer-to-farmer video with workshops to train rural women in improved rice parboiling in Central Benin Zossou, E., Van Mele, P., Vodouhe, S.D. and Wanvoeke, J. 2009 The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 15(4), 329-339 Read article
Effectiveness of video as an instructional medium in teaching rural children agricultural and environmental sciences Isiaka, B. 2007 International Journal of Education and Development using ICT 3(3), 105-114 Download paper
Videos that strengthen rural women's capability to innovate Van Mele, P., Zakaria, A.K.M., Hosne-Ara-Begum, Harun-Ar-Rashid and Magor, N.P. 2007 Communication for Development and Social Change, 1(3), 273-293 Read article
Zooming-in, zooming-out: a novel method to scale up local innovations and sustainable technologies Van Mele, P. 2006 International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 4(2), 131-142 Read article
Bringing science to life: video development for women-to women extension Van Mele, P., Zakaria, A.K.M., Nasrin, R., Chakroborty, B. and Rodgers, J. 2005 In: Van Mele, P., Salahuddin, A. and Magor, N. (eds.) Innovations in Rural Extension: Case Studies from Bangladesh. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, pp. 49-60 Read article
Watch and learn: video communication for appropriate technologies Van Mele, P., Zakaria, A.K.M. and Bentley, J. 2005 In: Van Mele, P., Salahuddin, A. and Magor, N. (eds.) Innovations in Rural Extension: Case Studies from Bangladesh. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, pp. 77-88 Read article
The Myth of Community: Gender Issues in Participatory Development Protz, M. 1998. Video, gender and participatory development. In I. Guijt and M.K. Shah (eds.) London: Intermediate Technology Publications (pp. 165-177)
The First Mile of Connectivity: Radio and video for development Norrish, P. 1998  In D. Richardson and L. Paisley (eds.) Rome: FAO Read chapter
Video applications in rural development Coldevin, G. 1988 Educational Media International 25(4), 225-229 Read abstract
Pioneering a new approach to communication in rural areas: the Peruvian experience with video for training at grassroots level Fraser, C. 1987 Rome: FAO Read book