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The Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP) organized an e-conference (19 April – 13 May 2016) and an international symposium (21 June 2016) on “Innovation systems for food security and nutrition: understanding the capacities needed”. Both events focused on developing capacities for...
Several academics, leaders of agricultural associations, agricultural researchers and consultants participated in a training program to become innovation facilitators for the CDAIS project, or Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems, in Honduras and Guatemala. The training took place during a workshop held in Santa Rosa...
A new approach to capacity development was piloted in a village in northwestern Laos to help farmers strengthen their innovation skills. The new approach, featuring a simulation game in combination with a questionnaire where farmers could evaluate their performance during the...
The three main volumes (Synthesis Document, Conceptual Background, and Guidance Note on Operationalization) of the TAP Common Framework on Capacity Development (CD) for Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS) have been recently published by CABI, the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International. The Common Framework, developed...
Following up to the e-conference on "Innovation systems for food security and nutrition: understanding the capacities needed", the TAP Secretariat organized a half-day symposium to discuss the e-conference findings, and also discuss capacity development for improving human nutrition and health. The...
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