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Innovation Africa : enriching farmers' livelihoods

Author: Pascal C Sanginga
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2009.
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Covers conceptual and methodological developments in agricultural innovation systems, and showcases the on-the-ground experiences in different contexts in Africa. This title shows how innovation is  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pascal C Sanginga
ISBN: 9781844076710 9781844076727 1844076717 1844076725
OCLC Number: 600771247
Description: 405 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Innovation Africa: an introduction / by Ann Waters-Bayer [und weitere] --
Conceptual and methodological developments in innovation / by Niels Roling --
Comparison of frameworks for studying grassroots innovation / by Amanuel Assefa [und weitere] --
Applying the innovation systems concept in the field: experiences of a research team in Uganda / by Chris Opondo [und weitere] --
Developing the art and science of innovation systems inquiry: alternative tools and methods and applications to sub-Saharan African agriculture / by David Spielman, Javier Ekboir and Kristin Davis --
Harnessing local and outsiders' knowledge: experiences of a multistakeholder partnership to promote farmer innovation in Ethiopia / by Tesfahun Fenta and Amanuel Assefa --
An innovation system in the rangelands: using collective action to diversify livelihoods among settled pastoralists in Ethiopia / by Layne Coppock [und weitere] --
Social networks and status in adoption of agricultural technologies and practices among small-scale farmers in Uganda / by Robert Mazur and Sheila Onzere --
From participation to partnership: a different way for researchers to accompany innovation processes' challenges and difficulties / by Henri Hocdé [und weitere] --
Participatory analysis of the potato knowledge and information system in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda / by Peter Gildemacher [und weitere] --
Enabling rural innovation: empowering farmers to take advantage of market opportunities and improve livelihoods / by Susan Kaaria [und weitere] --
Doing things differently: post-harvest innovation learning alliances in Tanzania and Zimbabwe / by Brighton Mvumi [und weitere] --
Alternative funding mechanisms for local innovation systems / by Willem Heemskerk [und weitere] --
Tracking outcomes of social and institutional innovations in natural resource management / by Pascal Sanginga [und weitere] --
Recognising and enhancing processes of local innovation / by Ann Waters-Bayer [und weitere] --
Building institutions for endogenous development / by Jeanne T. Gradé, John R.S. Tabuti and Patrick Van Damme --
Village information and communication centres in Rwanda / by Silvia Andrea Pérez [und weitere] --
Farmer field schools for rural empowerment and life-long learning in integrated nutrient management / by Andre de Jager [und weitere] --
From strangler to nourisher: how novice rice farmers turned challenges into opportunities / by Geoffrey Kamau and Conny Almekinders --
Strengthening interinstitutional capacity for rural innovation / by Richard Hawkins [und weitere] --
Building competencies for innovation in agricultural research / by Diana Akullo [und weitere] --
Shaping agricultural research for development to Africa's needs: building South African capacity to innovate / by Aart-Jan Verschoor [und weitere] --
Going to scale with facilitation for change: developing competence to facilitate community emancipation and innovation in South Africa / by Hlamalani Ngwenya, Jürgen Hagmann and Johannes Ramaru --
Building capacity for participatory monitoring and evaluation / by Jemimah Njuki [und weitere] --
Innovation Africa: beyond rhetoric to praxis / by Pascal Sanginga [und weitere].
Responsibility: edited by Pascal C. Sanginga [und weitere].

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'Innovation by, with and for farmers in Africa is one of the major contemporary challenges of development. This book will be essential reading for anyone interested in these issues.'Professor Ian Read more...

 
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