CLIC-SR Ethiopia field study report for 2013 annual meeting

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In the Axum area of Tigray Region in northern Ethiopia, Prolinnova-Ethiopia explored local perceptions of changes affecting their livelihoods and local innovation in response to these changes. This short paper describes the process of and experience in making this study.

Prolinnova-Ethiopia FAIR3 Workshop Proceedings

Stakeholders in agricultural research and development gathered at the end of Dec 2012 in Addis Ababa to review experiences in piloting Local Innovation Support Funds and to discuss how this approach could be mainstreamed.


Policy brief: LISF enhances local innovation in Ethiopia

This 4-page brief is based on the experience of Prolinnova-Ethiopia in piloting Local Innovation Support Funds (LISFs) at three sites in the south, centre and north of Ethiopia. It shows how farmer-managed funds for local innovation and adaptation initiatives can be handled effectively at local level, add value to production and enhance local capacities. It draws attention to major implications for policy in Ethiopia and offers suggestions to policymakers.

Strategy for upscaling Local Innovation Support Funds (LISFs) in Ghana and Ethiopia

Under the transition phase of FAIR (Farmer Access to Innovation Resources), multistakeholder Country Platforms that have been piloting LISFs have analysed their experiences and have developed LISF models that they consider suitable for the specific context of their respective countries. They have also developed strategies for scaling up the LISF The first reports have been finalised - watch this space for more:

LISF model and upscaling scenarios for Ghana by Franklin Avornyo (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Animal Research Institute), Zimi Alhassan (Ministry of Food and Agriculture) and Joseph Nchor (Association of Church-based Development Projects) 

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Prolinnova-Ethiopia annual report for 2011

Brief summary of Prolinnova-Ethiopia (PE) activities in 2011, accompanied by New Strategic Directions for 2012 and beyond, compiled by the PE Secretariat at AgriService Ethiopia (ASE) on the basis of discussions in the PE Core Group.

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