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Innovation Platforms for Agricultural Development free pdf Innovation Platforms (IPs) form the core of many Agricultural Research for Development programmes, stimulating multi-stakeholder collaboration and action towards the realization of agricultural development outcomes. This book enhances the body of knowledge of IPs by focusing on mature IPs in agricultural systems research, including the crop and livestock sectors, and innovations in farmer cooperatives and agricultural extension services. Resulting from an international IP case study competition, the examples reported will help the many actors involved with agricultural IPs worldwide reflect on their actions and achievements (or failures), and find tools to share their experience. Chapters feature case studies from Central Africa, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Nicaragua and Uganda. Authors reflect critically on the impact of IPs and showcase their progress, providing an important sourcebook and inspiration for students, researchers and professionals.

About Iddo Dror

Iddo Dror is Head of Capacity Development at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya. Jean-Joseph Cadilhon is Senior Agricultural Economist at ILRI, Nairobi, Kenya. Marc Schut is a Social Scientist at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Burundi, and Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherlands. Michael Misiko is an Innovation Scientist at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Kenya. Shreya Maheshwari is an independent editor based in India.

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Author : Iddo Dror
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 23 December 2015
ISBN : 1138181714
EAN : 9781138181717
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 220 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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