Agricultural Innovation Systems

Author: The World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821389440
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It reflects the experiences and evolving understanding of numerous individuals and organizations concerned with agricultural innovation, including the World Bank.

A Framework For Agricultural Innovation Systems In South Africa

Author: Billy Mokgolokoana Bokako
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This research explores the work done by the Enterprise Creation for Development unit of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research which implements a portfolio of community-based Essential Oils and Medicinal Plants projects in ...

Agricultural Innovation Systems A Framework For Analysing The Role Of The Government

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
ISBN: 9264200592
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20 Chapter 2. Overview of developments in Agricultural Innovation Systems .........
..................................... 21 2.1 The diversity of Agricultural Innovation Systems
actors and institutions .................................. 22 2.2 General trends in Agricultural
Innovation Systems institutions ................................................. 25 2.3 Trends in
agricultural R&D and extension funding .

Innovation Systems Governance In Bolivia Lessons For Agricultural Innovation Policies

Author: Frank Hartwich, Anastasia Alexaki, and René Baptista
Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
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These government agencies have been at times antagonistic in their operations,
and the setting of priorities and monitoring of results may not always have been
optimal. In this report we identify successes and failures in policymaking for
agricultural research and innovation in Bolivia and discuss options for good
governance in agricultural innovation systems in general. We try to answer the
question of how an innovation system in a developing country composed of
various public and ...

Measuring Agricultural Innovation System Properties And Performance Illustrations From Ethiopia And Vietnam

Author: David J. Spielman, Dawit Kelemework
Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
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CONCLUSION The rapidly changing nature of both global and local food and
agricultural systems suggests the need to rethink how innovation can contribute
to improving agricltural productivity and poverty reduction in developing countries
. While breakthroughs in communications, microbiology, genomics, and other
scientific fields can help foster technological change, their contributions are
incomplete without commensurate changes in the wider system within which they

Enhancing Agricultural Innovation

Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821367407
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The scope of innovation includes not only technology and production but also
organizations (in the sense of attitudes, practices, and new ways of working),
management, and marketing changes, therefore requiring new types of
knowledge not usually associated with agricultural research and new ways of
using this knowledge. Ways of producing and using knowledge must also adapt
and change. The innovation systems concept emphasizes adaptive tendencies
as a central element ...

Improving Agricultural Knowledge And Innovation Systems Oecd Conference Proceedings

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
ISBN: 9264167447
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agricultural research systems. This knowledge is then transferred to the
agricultural sector through agricultural extension services and education” (
Rudman, 2010; Dockés, Tisenkopfs and Bock, 2011). AKS and their concept
originated in the 1960s (Leeuwis and Van den Ban, 2004). They were created as
a result of new agricultural policies that have two main goals: firstly AKS intend to
co-ordinate innovation through knowledge transfer. Secondly, working with the
ministries of ...

Integrating Innovation Systems Perspective And Value Chain Analysis In Agricultural Research For Development

Author: Berhanu Gebremedhin
Publisher: ILRI (aka ILCA and ILRAD)
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In responding to these changes, there is a gradual evolution of the central source
model of innovation of the 1970s and 1980s to the current agricultural innovation
systems approach. This evolution occurred as a result of the identified
weaknesses of the predominant paradigm of the time, and the emerging
challenges and needs of the society. This evolution is additive and based on the
existing frameworks. Currently, the knowledge generation, dissemination and
utilization processes ...

An Innovation Systems Approach To Enhanced Farmer Adoption Of Climate Ready Germplasm And Agronomic Practices

Author: Hellin, Jonathan
Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
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AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS Agricultural development is an
immensely complex process characterized by a high degree of nonlinearity.
Farmers participate in social change not as passive subjects, but rather as social
actors. Their strategies and interactions shape the outcome of development
within the limits of the information and resources available (Sumberg et al. 2003).
Agriculture can be viewed as an integrated social-technical system in which
farmers and service ...