2011

Prolinnova South Africa: Sparks on the Rainbow

On 21st March 2011, four films featuring the work of Prolinnova were launched at the International Partners Workshop in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania. One of the films featured is based on work in the country network of South Africa entitled, Prolinnova South Africa: Sparks on the Rainbow.

Prolinnova contribution to 2011 State of the World

In the book 2011 State of the World: Innovations that nourish the planet recently published by the Wordwatch Institute in Washington DC, Prolinnova contributed a chapter on ‘Farmers take the lead in research and development’ (authors: Brigid Letty, Qureish Noordin, Saidou Magagi and Ann Waters-Bayer).

ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF GRASSROOTS INNOVATION IN AGRICULTURE: A PROJECT SUPPORTED BY UNU-MERIT AND IDRC

In 2010, UNU-Merit (a research and training centre of United Nations University (UNU) and Maastricht University (UM), based in southeast Netherlands), with support from Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), circulated a call for proposals for the development of case studies of innovation processes in Mozambique, Rwanda and South Africa. The purpose of the initiative was to build the capacity of the project teams regarding innovation processes and the use of indicators for tracking and measuring innovation processes.