December 2015. 35 pages
Co-funding by the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) made this comprehensive self-assessment exercise possible.
Over a decade of experience of promoting farmer-led innovation through the Prolinnova network was showcased at the third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD3) on 6–8 April 2016 in Johannesburg. The event wasorganised by the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) and hosted by the South African Government and the Agricultural Research Council of South Africa.
Laurens van Veldhuizen presented the Prolinnova network as an example of collective action during the GFAR Partners Assembly. Esther Penunia (in photo), director of the Asian Farmers Association for Sustainable Agriculture and member of the ProlinnovaOversight Group (POG), presented pilots in farmer foresighting. During GCARD3, Laurens presented the results of the Prolinnova“stocktaking” exercise. Other Prolinnova network members who took part in the GFAR Partners Assembly and GCARD3 were SonaliBisht (Prolinnova-India) and Ann Waters-Bayer (International Support Team).
The PowerPoint presentation on 10 years of Prolinnova can be found here and the full report “Ten years of promoting farmer-led innovation: taking stock of achievements of the Prolinnova Global Partnership Programme and network” can be found here.